The potential costs to businesses of employees’ financial stress spilling over into the workplace has been widely studied and documented: Nearly a third of workers find themselves distracted by personal financial issues while on the job, and over half of these people say they would be more productive at work were it not for […]

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Presenteeism costs are murder on businesses. Recent studies indicate that presenteeism – the result of employees coming in to work when they are sick or distracted and therefore less productive – costs employers as much as 10 times that of absenteeism. And when it comes to presenteeism as a result of a debilitating and highly […]

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  The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently released a new set of rules governing the administration of employee wellness programs, and all employers sponsoring or considering sponsoring such plans should take note.  Here are some of the main takeaways. There’s No ADA Safe Harbor. The new regulations make clear that the EEOC does not consider […]

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