Employers unaware of full health benefits of eye care

Workplace eye care offers a huge range of wider benefits besides checking vision and enabling employers to meet health and safety regulations. Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has carried out detailed research with over 500 UK companies to find out how much employers know about the illnesses and conditions which eye care can help to detect. Original… Read More Employers unaware of full health benefits of eye care

Employers, Agents of Change in the Fight With Diabetes

A company culture is a strong and influential tool that can move the needle within its workforce on a range of issues. Companies can go green and raise employee awareness about environmental sustainability, or implement policies that show strong support for working parents. A company culture that focuses on health and wellness can have a significant impact on many… Read More Employers, Agents of Change in the Fight With Diabetes

Sitting or standing too much at work? New video addresses ways to lower associated health risks

Toronto — Sitting or standing for prolonged periods may adversely affect workers’ health, according to separate studies from the Institute for Work and Health. So, what should workers do? In a video titled Sitting or standing? Which is best? – posted Nov. 16 – two IWH researchers behind the studies answer that question to help clarify their… Read More Sitting or standing too much at work? New video addresses ways to lower associated health risks

Arbitrator finds that employer discriminated against employee with respect to the administration of diabetes related care

This is a very interesting case indeed.  It relates to an employee who was told by their employer to perform blood tests and insulin injections in a room away from their workspace.  The full text can be found here. In a recent decision, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 636 v. Tyco Integrated Fire and Security… Read More Arbitrator finds that employer discriminated against employee with respect to the administration of diabetes related care