Obesity weighs heavily on workplace economics, say experts

03/17/2004 | HR Magazine

Americans are bringing their ever-increasing waistlines into the workplace, and employers are carrying some of the weight. Health care costs, productivity and morale are all impacted by obesity in the workplace, and on average, health care for obese workers costs 36% more than for normal-weight workers, say experts, but savvy employers are finding cost-effective ways of battling the bulge.

View Full Article in:

HR Magazine

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY