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Wellness (17)

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 11:14

Is YOUR Wellness Program Making a Difference?

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These days, most companies have some sort of worksite wellness program, whether it’s a monthly wellness newsletter, an annual health fair, or weekly exercise challenges. At Fall River, for example, we participate in weekly Fitbit challenges, which definitely encourages us to log more steps every day! When you think about…
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 13:56

On Wellness, One Size Fits ONE

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Guest Article by Brad Cooper, CEO of US Corporate Wellness The research is in, and it warrants an exclamation point! An effective employee wellness program will provide a 125-600% ROI or more through decreased health care, sick time and disability costs, as well as improved recruitment, retention and employee engagement…
On January 1, 2017, new wellness program rules from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) go into effect. These rules differ a bit from those under HIPAA and the ACA, so we recommend every employer review and revise their wellness program to ensure compliance, including new rules around incentives, new…
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:56

Mental Health Compliance in the Workplace

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Last month we wrote about mental health awareness in the workplace. This month we’d like to bring your attention to compliance surrounding mental health issues, and how not following proper procedure could cost your company profoundly. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against individuals with mental and emotional…
Thursday, 19 May 2016 03:36

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS IN THE WORKPLACE

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The Fall River Team recently attended the annual Colorado Culture of Health conference, and the theme of mental health in the workplace was prevalent. It continues to be a taboo and uncomfortable topic that employers tend to avoid. However it’s becoming clear that employers can’t afford to take a hands-off…
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 14:41

On Wellness, One Size Fits ONE

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Guest Article by Brad Cooper, CEO of US Corporate Wellness The research is in, and it warrants an exclamation point! An effective employee wellness program will provide a 125-600% ROI or more through decreased health care, sick time and disability costs, as well as improved recruitment, retention and employee engagement…
In November, we wrote about “The Attack on Employer Wellness Programs,” highlighting the recent legal cases brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Honeywell International and two other employers. If you haven’t read it, please click here. These lawsuits alleged that the employers’ incentives were so large that…
Guest Article by Brad Cooper, MSPT, MBA, CWC, the CEO of US Corporate Wellness If you’ve been in the Employee Benefits or Human Resources arena for more than a few minutes, you’ve likely experienced the “Well-less Dilemma.” This is the common situation where a wellness company representative comes into your…
Monday, 24 November 2014 10:00

The Attack on Employer Wellness Programs

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In the last few months, certain employer wellness programs have come under scrutiny by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Three lawsuits were filed against Honeywell International, Inc., Orion Energy Systems, and Flambeau, Inc. Honeywell’s case in particular is worth watching. The company recently changed its policy to offer employees…
Monday, 28 July 2014 18:00

Wellness Best Practice Review

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Tired of wellness programs that only get the healthy employees to participate? Want to create truly motivating incentives without breaking the bank? We highly recommend outcome-based wellness programs that incent individuals to actually achieve health standards such as losing weight or quitting smoking. Many wellness programs fail because they don’t…
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