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Effective Wellness Incentives

Many wellness programs offer incentives (and penalties) to encourage people to engage, participate and succeed in their efforts to achieve better health.  Yet companies may not see the overall results they seek for the investment they provide.  Following are four key reasons why incentives fail:
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Discrimination Based on Caregiving Responsibilities

There is a new strain of workplace discrimination lawsuits related to family caregiving responsibilities.  These suits cut across sex, race and disability discrimination laws, and may include incidents of hiring, firing, pay, bonuses, promotions, time off and/or a hostile work environment. 
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Zero Tolerance and Medical Marijuana

Employers (and the courts) “continue to wrestle with issues involving ‘zero tolerance’ drug testing policies and whether employers must accommodate medical marijuana use by their employees. 
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