Wellness Program Regulations For Employers
Make sure your wellness program is in compliance with these important regulations before launching. Noncompliance can lead to costly fines and lawsuits.
Yale University Settles Workplace Wellness Lawsuit
As Yale settles its workplace wellness lawsuit and the employee wellness regulatory landscape shifts, more settlements are likely to come. Learn more about the settlement, wellness regulations, and the future of wellness programs.
U.S. Federal Appeals Court Upholds COVID-19 Mandate, Supreme Court Challenge Looms
On December 17, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati blocked an injunction against OHSA’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Find out what this means for businesses across the country.
California Passes Bill To Shorten Mental Health Care Lines
With some patients waiting nearly three months for an appointment, long wait times have become one of the primary factors limiting access to mental health care. Learn how California legislators plan to combat this problem and what can be done to support similar initiatives in other states.
Biden Administration Sets Deadline For Company Vaccine Mandate
On November 4, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released details of the requirement for large US companies to implement vaccine mandates. As companies begin to prepare, there will undoubtedly be lots of questions. This post provides answers to a few common questions that will help you begin to better understand the rule.
FDA Approves The Marketing Of Three E-Cigarettes
The FDA recently authorized the marketing of three new electronic tobacco products, marking the first approval of its kind. This decision is likely to appear puzzling to those who have become aware of the dangers of e-cigarette use. This post critically examines the FDA’s decision to help employers determine how it might impact their organizational policies and attitudes towards vaping and smoking cessation programs.
Should Employers Continue Screening Workers For Marijuana Use?
In recent years, an increasing number of employers have ditched marijuana drug testing and more are likely to follow. To help employers determine if they should follow suit, this post highlights the main points that have been raised both for and against the discontinuation of marijuana drug testing.
President Biden’s Updated COVID-19 Decrees – What Employers Should Know
In his speech last Thursday, President Biden laid out his administration's updated mandates for tackling COVID-19. This post highlights the provisions that impact employers so that businesses can avoid hefty legal penalties and create a safe space for employees to return to.
Employers Respond To FDA Approval Of COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA has granted full approval of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age or older. This post examines the significance of this decision and upcoming regulatory developments for companies hoping to improve vaccination rates amongst staff and the public at large.