Employers should prepare for the possibility of developments in a variety of areas, including health benefits, unions, wage and hour, regulatory reform, immigration, maternity leave and onsite childcare, and equal employment opportunity.
Employee wellness programs are typically used to prevent illness by motivating employees to adopt and maintain healthful behaviors. An employer creating or managing an employee wellness program has many legal and internal considerations to take into account such as what the program will include and how laws such as the ADA and ACA will affect the program.
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