Health care organizations in Dane County are looking for your thoughts about the health and wellbeing of your community. As employers, you have a unique understanding of how the health of the community impacts the health of your employees, impacting both productivity and insurance rates.
Employers can play a vital role in guiding the future of regulations and legislation that will impact their ability to sponsor wellness programs for employees and family members, according to Seth T. Perretta, a principal at Groom Law Group, Chartered, in Washington, D.C.
Like a warning shot that alerts a ship that it’s straying out of acceptable territory, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuits against employer-based wellness programs are a signal that there may be more trouble ahead.
Promega’s wellness program could be called the product of organic growth. The program is rooted in what employees want and need, watered with resources, and then nurtured over time to become part of the “social norm” within a wellness culture.
If you’re pondering the pursuit of a wellness culture, remember the impact of pink jail cells and pink jumpsuits.
Like it or not, flu season is just around the corner.