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25 Years of Putting Employees First and Disabilities Second
During the past quarter century, the Americans with Disabilities Act has had an unanticipated effect on employers and their accommodations of employees who became injured or ill.
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Controlling Pharmacy Costs
Is there a beautiful, elegant solution to managing pharmacy costs and decreasing the amount of money employees pay for prescription drugs?
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In Times of Peril
Given the sorry state of Americans' finances, should employers be doing more to support their short- and long-term disability needs?
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In Search of an Elegant Well-Being Strategy
HR and employee-benefit leaders want to move beyond debates about physical wellness to discussions around a host of underlying issues.
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Is Wal-Mart Revolutionizing Healthcare?
Wal-Mart may turn the primary-care industry on its ear with its new, convenient and highly accessible extended-care centers, where treatment will be provided to employees and consumers alike.
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The Wisdom of Paid Time Off
A conversation with employee-wellness expert Bob Merberg reveals that paid leave -- a topic President Obama brought up in his State of the Union in January as he pushed for passage of the Healthy Families Act -- is not only beneficial for workers and their families, but good for employers too.
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A Taste of Things to Come
Three trends that could redefine the future of workplace fare.
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A Matter of Dignity
With many working-age Americans struggling to find positions that pay them fairly and appropriately for their knowledge, skills and abilities, bear in mind that a strong benefits package can bring respect to the employment process as well.
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Learning from Ebola
In light of the recent Ebola scare, employers might be well-served to revisit their policies and procedures -- and prepare in advance for the next potential epidemic.
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At a Healthcare Crossroads
Some employers -- those that understand today's health-and-benefits model isn't working -- are beginning to take a new approach, one that goes beyond insurance products and under-utilized programs to offer workers the real-life help they need, right when they need it.
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