GROUP BLOG: Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk
To many, employee wellness programs seem like a win-win for both employees and employers: employees are happier and healthier, and employers could decrease the cost of providing health benefits to their healthier workers. Implementing certain aspects of a wellness program, however, may expose employers to liability under certain employment discrimination statutes. Associate Laura E. Caravello examines the potential risks in her latest post on the Employment Law Blotter. Click here to read it.