Business of Well-being

5 big problems caused by AARP v. EEOC...and one huge solution

The adjective voluntary, when applied to clinically oriented wellness programs will be considered as truly voluntary. EEOC acknowledged that the programs must be voluntary regardless of what happens with rule-making and nuances in voluntary.

By

Al Lewis

on

January 20, 2018

Fitness & Nutrition

Wellness Programs and Eating Disorders: A Potentially Lethal Combination

Your employer had a drinking contest and told that you need to drink enough to remain in the contest else you would be fined. Similarly, the same thing happens with the eating disorder when forced to endure in many wellness programs.

By

Al Lewis

on

November 11, 2017

Disease & Genomics

Testing Employees for Prostate Cancer

There are various screening vendors proposing testing for prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test. Quizzify, which specializes in employee health literacy helps in making the decision on whether to screen employees using the test.

By

Al Lewis

on

May 4, 2017

Business of Well-being

Ten Myths about Employee Weight Loss Programs

Weight is the #1 source of fines and incentives for outcomes-based corporate weight loss programs. Any program or any employee in the program is considered successful when the weight of the employee declines, however temporarily.

By

Al Lewis

on

April 25, 2017

Business of Well-being

Should Your Shareholders Know the Weight of Your Employees?

Publicly traded corporations disclose their employees' collective weights, cholesterol and glucose levels, and stress and depressions. The proposal is based on the notion that shareholders want to see how many overweight/obese employees work at a company.

By

Al Lewis

on

April 10, 2016

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