It's been challenging for job hunters in Flint, as the Michigan city faced an official unemployment rate of 15 percent at the peak of the recession. But now it's gotten just a little bit tougher -- at least for smokers, as McLaren Health Care instituted a no-nicotine policy for job applicants, according to... Read More »
In the lead-up to this election, several CEOs sent email blasts to their staff, urging them to vote for Mitt Romney or brace for a bloodbath of layoffs. But with Barack Obama now president for another four years, will these employers or others follow through on their warnings? Fox News thinks so, announcing in... Read More »
Over twice as many Johnson & Johnson employees exercised last year compared to 15 years before, a third as many smoked, and less than half had high blood pressure. It was in 1995 that the health care products giant launched its wellness program.
Some wellness programs are rollicking success stories.... Read More »
Some Californians are seeing their health insurance rates raised a whopping 59 percent, and a prominent consumer group wants to know just how much the CEO at the top is benefiting from this. A Consumer Watchdog group called on Blue Shield to disclose its CEO's salary and justify how it can hold 12 times the... Read More »