A client recently asked me about a new State of Illinois law the Employee Classification Act (if the link is expired, then check Google), public act 095-0026, which became effective January 1, 2008. I thought that a brief post might be useful considering that there might be some confusion regarding this Act. Additionally,.

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Obese Police: Firms Force Workers to Slim Down

Posted by: Chuck  /   Category: Employee Benefits / Health Care / Human Resources / Insurance / Wellness   /   No Comments

No, the above title doesn't refer to doughnut eating cops, it's about an increasingly popular tool to reduce healthcare costs and increase workplace productivity - wellness programs. Crain's Chicago Business recently published the following article about wellness programs. It cites a program implemented by my associates over at The Horton Group for their own employees.

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