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At Home Workouts and Tips for Success

The coronavirus outbreak has left millions of people without their normal gyms, exercise studios and fitness community. But being hunkered down at home doesn’t mean it’s an excuse to gain the #quarantine15.


EEOC Releases Guidance for Mandating COVID19 Vaccines by Employers

The following article does NOT constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. It is for educational purposes only. Readers should retain legal counsel to obtain definitive answers. Although the share of people who are willing to get the COVID19 vaccine has increased since Fall 2020, from about 64% in September 2020 to…


Onsite or Near-site Clinic Legal Issues

The following article does NOT constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. It is for educational purposes only. Readers should retain legal counsel to obtain definitive answers. Many health and wellness professionals and companies see the advantage of providing direct care to employees at the worksite. However, before jumping into this exciting…


Legal Issues with Offering Telemedicine as Part of Wellness Programs

The following article does NOT constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. It is for educational purposes only. Readers should retain legal counsel to obtain definitive answers. We will be studying the fallout from COVID19 for years to come, but one change is already apparent: the increased use and popularity of telehealth.…


To Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines or Not? An Employer’s Dilemma

The following article does NOT constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. It is for educational purposes only. Readers should retain legal counsel to obtain definitive answers. As each day of COVID-19 passes, anticipation for a vaccine to remove all the social barriers grows. According to the New York Times, researchers are…


To Build Trust, Cut Down on Surveillance—Even for Employees Working at Home

According to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, at least one type of business is flourishing in our COVID-19-induced world of remote work: companies selling tools that permit employers to monitor how employees spend their time.


The Future of Workplace Wellness is Occupational Health?

The following article does NOT constitute legal advice and should not be used as such. It is for educational purposes only. Readers should retain legal counsel to obtain definitive answers. A wellness professional recently asked a wide audience what the future of wellness will look like post-COVID19. I responded that the overlap between occupational health…


Reframing Well-Being

Raise your hand if you have ever experienced a pandemic that required you to stay socially distanced for over a month… yeah, I hadn’t either, until now. Come to think of it, none of us have. There have been many pandemics over the course of the past 100 years, but none of them like this.


Using Tech to Keep Employees Safe

As states begin plans to re-open in the wake of COVID-19, businesses are faced with daunting questions around employee safety, privacy, and what returning to ‘business as usual’ means. While many have been comparing this pandemic to others throughout history, this time is unique and unprecedented for many reasons.


The Ultimate Balancing Act

All working parents have experienced the challenge of balancing work and kids for several generations, this is nothing new. However, since the global pandemic hit, many parents have added the title of teacher to their existing roles of parent and employee now performing all of these roles at once in their homes.