On May 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued final rules that describe how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) apply to employer-sponsored wellness programs. In addition, a sample notice was released on June 16th to help employers comply with the new rules. We encourage all […]Continue Reading →
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Is your company considering whether to implement a Workplace Wellness Program? If so, there are certainly many reasons for doing so. Depending on your needs, a Workplace Wellness Program may help you to achieve goals in areas such as employee satisfaction, employee health, company culture, and more. However, there has been an increasing level of […]Continue Reading →
$4.85 million. Yep, that’s the figure that absolutely caught my attention as I came across this story recently. That dollar amount is what Interstate Distributor Company will have to pay to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit. The suit said that the company’s maximum leave policy unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations and resulted in hundreds of employees being […]Continue Reading →