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What’s Up With Wellness Programs Anyway?

My personal interest in employer wellness programs increased a few months ago when my wife and I were offered significant health insurance premium savings through her employer by participating in such a program. We completed health risk assessments, answered questions about tobacco use, and had various measurements taken. We now have our own web pages … Continue Reading

Minnesota Judge Issues Blow to EEOC’s Challenge to Corporate Wellness Program (For Now, Anyway…)

Can an employer require employees to undergo biometric testing or suffer penalties under their health benefit plan as part of a corporate wellness program? On November 3, U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery refused to grant the EEOC’s petition for a temporary restraining order prohibiting Honeywell International, Inc. from continuing such a practice—so maybe. Under Honeywell’s … Continue Reading
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