According to a Nielsen study parsed by CNN, American adults spend nearly 11 hours a day on average staring at a screen, and most of that screen time occurs while they’re at work. And yes, this can cause many problems for employees, their health and wellness, and their overall work performance. Continue reading to learn […]
Tag: Employee Wellness
By Jennifer Carsen, JD, Senior Legal Editor Over the past several years, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the increased number of gluten-free products on the grocery shelves … gluten-free menus at restaurants … and more and more friends and family who are choosing to “go gluten-free.”
By Senior Legal Editor Joan Farrell, JD The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a final rule on employer-sponsored wellness programs in relation to the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). The GINA wellness rule provides guidance for employers that offer incentives to an employee for information from the employee’s spouse about a manifested disease […]
A recent Twitter Chat addressed the practice of relaxation techniques as an effective means of fighting both mental and physical stress. The good news was that many of the techniques can be effectively used during work hours.
Ever wonder how much employees trust their employers? Ever wonder if trust is even important? A new study from the American Psychological Association (APA) shows reason to worry about the level of trust workers have in their employers. As to the question of whether it’s important that workers trust their employers, the researchers say a […]
What would your company do if it was faced with a crisis? It’s a question that’s getting harder and harder for businesses to ignore, especially in the face of crises such as Superstorm Sandy. Employees Aren’t Just ‘Human Resources,’ They’re Human Beings When many companies look at disaster planning, they focus on how to prevent […]
You can hardly turn on the TV or pick up a newspaper these days without hearing or reading something about the health care reform debate. No matter the political party or industry, nearly everyone seems to agree that the current system is broken, with tens of millions of Americans uninsured and health care costs skyrocketing. […]