Obesity is a serious health issue that impacts the US workplace. In an effort to consolidate existing research regarding the impact of obesity from an employer perspective, some of the topics that will be touched upon in this paper include:
- Estimated increases in medical expenditures among working age obese stratified by specific BMI cut-offs vs normal weight adults
- Employer costs among obese working-age adults in the form of increased absenteeism and presenteeism
- Employer costs associated with obese employees due to lost productivity from sick days, short-term disability, and workers’ compensation claims
- Ongoing workplace wellness efforts
Americans are more stressed, anxious, depressed and unhealthy than ever before. In fact, the U.S. is leading the charge when it comes to hours worked per year. We walk you through a history of work and well-being and what you can do to help employees improve their health.
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Spring is already upon us and it’s time to start planning your benefits programs for next year. If you're like most benefits leaders, you’re exploring changes to your 2016 benefits design, and thinking: How will we help our employees transition successfully? Listen to learn a helpful framework for dealing with benefits change management and tips for addressing common challenges your peers have faced.