Nov 25, 2015

Laura Putnam: 5 Ways to Reboot Your Wellness Program


Got wellness? Chances are, your wellness program is likely in need of a serious reboot. According to a recent survey conducted by Towers Watson and National Business Group on Health, most workplace wellness programs simply aren’t making the grade. Half of eligible employees aren’t participating in a single wellness offering, and less that a quarter are choosing to engage with diet and exercise programs.

How can your organization do better? Here are five ways to revitalize your company’s wellness program: Continue reading »

Nov 5, 2015

iWorkwell Wellness SME Laura Putnam in the News

iWorkwell SME Laura Putnam recently participated in an interview on MSNBC to promote her book, “Workplace Wellness that Works: Ten Steps to Infuse Well-Being and Vitality into any Organization”.

Check it out!


Aug 27, 2015

Janet McNichol: Cadillac Tax Notice 2015-52 and Related Ramblings

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Most of the ACA focused on increasing the number of American’s with access to health care, but the Cadillac Tax (aka Excise Tax) has a dual purpose. First the obvious, it helps pay for the expansion of coverage. It’s expected to raise 87 billion. It’s also expected that employers will shift benefit dollars into wages and that people will loose deductions for health care expenses that will raise another 202 billion. Continue reading »

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