Biden Administration Calls On Employers To Support COVID-19 Vaccination ...
Last month, the White House COVID Response Team gave a press briefing on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, focusing on continued efforts to distribute vaccines and support a return to normal life. In it, the Biden administration ...READ MORE
EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Incentive Rules, Impacting Workplace ...
This blog was written by a guest contributor, Barbara Zabawa, President of the Center for Health and Wellness Law. On January 7, 2021, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finally released the proposed language revising the wellness ...READ MORE
Experts Explain Details Surrounding Proposed EEOC Rule Changes
Following years of anticipation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is finally moving forward with new guidance regarding incentives in employee wellness programs. In a public meeting held on June 11, 2020, commissioners gave an ...READ MORE
With Reopening Plans Underway, Employers Shouldn’t Leave Out Benefits ...
- Corporate Wellness
In May, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business operations, the IRS issued a notice giving employers the option to allow employees to make changes to their health insurance plans and benefits enrollment. Typically, employees have to ...READ MORE
USPSTF Recommends Hypertension Screening for All Adults
Hypertension is one of the most common physical health issues today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of all American adults struggle with high blood pressure. With that in mind, it’s no surprise the US ...READ MORE
EEOC Announces New Rules For Wellness Program Incentives
On June 11, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) voted in favor of a proposed rule regarding incentives in employer wellness programs. This new proposal clarifies the level of incentives employers may legally offer in their ...READ MORE
Amazon Sued Over COVID-19 Employee Safety Concerns
- Wellable News
For many employers right now, it isn’t just health fears or financial concerns alone that are driving their work policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some worry about legal risks, should a worker become sick or a spread of the illness begins in ...READ MORE
CDC Releases Reopening Recommendations For Office Spaces
- Corporate Wellness
Communities across the country are in the process of lifting restrictions imposed due to COVID-19. The majority of these initial reopening phases have focused on how service-oriented businesses (such as restaurants, salons, and recreation centers ...READ MORE
Navigating COVID-19 Employee Health Checks With Limited Legal Guidance
As employers focus on ways in which they can continue essential operations, reopen businesses, and implement safety precautions in light of COVID-19, many have questions regarding the legality of employee health checks. Several companies, such as ...READ MORE
EEOC To Update Wellness Rules In January 2020
In mid-2018, just before the then-current wellness regulations were to expire in January 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made it clear to the public that they had no immediate plans to issue new wellness regulations. ...READ MORE