Making wellness work
Workplace wellness programs are a popular way for companies to promote health and fitness goals among employees. Wellness programs can focus on issues like smoking cessation, weight management, and work/life balance. Some employers even offer financial incentives or lower insurance premiums to participating employees.
But creating a workplace wellness program takes more than a desire to improve employee health. It requires careful navigation of many different legal considerations.
Be prepared to answer client questions with experienced insights from Workplace Wellness Case Law Update: Impacts to the ACA, ADA, and GINA.
Workplace wellness programs require thoughtful planning to ensure they don't run afoul of federal laws designed to protect employees, especially the:
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
Learn ways you can assist your clients in developing wellness programs that meet organizational goals while remaining legally compliant.
Current case law
Receive an update on important recent workplace wellness case law that further interprets the ADA, ACA, and GINA, including:
- Acosta v. Macy's, Inc. relating to workplace tobacco cessation programs
- AARP v. EEOC about a program that incentivized employees to disclose health or genetic information
In addition, understand specific considerations to keep in mind when advising clients implementing wellness programs in the 2019 plan year.
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