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Legal Webinar (Q4): Are Psychedelics, like Ketamine, Legal as a Wellness Benefit?

The increasing interest in addressing mental health issues in the workplace includes a rising interest in alternative therapies. One of those alternative therapies that is gaining popularity is the use of psychedelics like Ketamine to treat depression, PTSD, and other behavioral health disorders. The number of startups offering Ketamine services is growing to meet the…


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Workplace Wellness and State Laws

Wellness Law Attorney, Barbara Zabawa, has partnered with WELCOA to provide best practices when it comes to the legal landscape of your wellness program. In this webinar, the speaker will discuss the importance of and difference between state and federal laws. The speaker will discuss state privacy laws, state laws involving workplace wellness program evaluation,…


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Employers or Vendors? Who’s Legally Responsible for WW Compliance?

Wellness Law Attorney, Barbara Zabawa, has partnered with WELCOA to provide best practices when it comes to the legal landscape of your wellness program. In this session, we will discuss whether and when workplace wellness program vendors (including broker/consultants) bear legal risk when administering corporate wellness programs, and when the employer bears that risk. We…


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Are Employers Legally Required to Implement Workplace Wellness Programs?

In this webinar, we will discuss ERISA fiduciary duty and whether employers have a fiduciary duty to implement wellness programs that could potentially save the group health plan money. The session will cover basic legal principles involving ERISA law and then apply those concepts to workplace wellness to determine if wellness program stakeholders can advocate…


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Legal Issues Involving HRAs and Biometric Screens

Two recent lawsuits, one brought by the AARP (again) and one against the City of Chicago’s wellness program, involve HRAs and biometric screens. After discussing these cases and the implications for workplace wellness programs, we will discuss other legal issues that HRAs and biometric screens present.


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What Does a ‘Voluntary’ Workplace Wellness Program Mean Anyway?

In this webinar, Barbara will discuss the laws that use the word voluntary, legal cases in which the word “voluntary” was at issue, and how workplace wellness program designers should really be thinking about that word to avoid violating workplace wellness program laws.


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Mental Health Parity Law for Employers

When it comes to building your worksite wellness program, do you know which types of incentives are permissible, which laws impact wellness program design and implementation, and how health reform, federal guidance and court cases will continue to change the rules for wellness? WELCOA has partnered with Wellness Law Attorney, Barbara Zabawa, to provide live quarterly webinars guiding participants on best practices when it comes to the legal landscape of your wellness program.


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Legal Help Desk

Wellness Law Attorney, Barbara Zabawa, has partnered with WELCOA to offer a new member-exclusive legal help desk service.


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Wellness Laws Can Address Discrimination in Employer COVID19 Responses

When it comes to building your worksite wellness program, do you know which types of incentives are permissible, which laws impact wellness program design and implementation, and how health reform, federal guidance and court cases will continue to change the rules for wellness?


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Dissecting the OSHA COVID19 Vaccine Mandate Rules

Learn the who, what, when, where, and why regarding the new OSHA COVID19 Vaccine Rules. This webinar will highlight the key components of the new rules and leave time for your questions. Legal challenges to the rules will also be discussed.


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