Tag: Employee Wellness

Is Too Much Screen Time a Problem for Your Employees’ Wellness?

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 […]

EEOC Issues New Wellness Rules: The GINA Rule

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 […]

How trusting are employees? Study finds good, bad news for employers

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 […]

The human side of crisis management

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 […]

Wellness Programs and the Health Care Reform Debate

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. […]