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Workplace Wellness Is a Work in Progress
By David Burda
From Twin Cities Business on Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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A survey of 425 big employers by the National Business Group on Health explains why many firms aren’t waiting around for the EEOC and the AARP to work out their differences. The surveyed employers ranked “initiatives to improve employee well-being” second as the most effective way to control health care costs, behind only “pharmacy management techniques.” And the top behavior the employers said they will focus on in 2017? Employees’ physical well-being, cited by 85 percent of the respondents. As for me, I’m going to keep eating deep-dish pizza until someone slaps me with an injunction.