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EU court declares being obese a disability; employers must now pay for workers' poor health choices

1/2/2015 - Fat people now have their own protected class in Europe, where the bloc's top court has ruled being obese to be a disability. This landmark decision, according to reports, could eventually mean that employers will have to provide more support for their overweight workers in the form of care or compensation,...

Obama delays health insurance mandate for mid-sized businesses until 2016

2/12/2014 - The Obama administration has issued yet another delay to a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, a move that has thrown further confusion into an already complex - and deteriorating - healthcare situation. The Treasury Department said on Monday that it was further delaying an Obamacare mandate...

Employers start slashing jobs ahead of Obamacare implementation

7/16/2013 - As we have reported regularly here at Natural News, Obamacare - which takes effect in its entirety January 1 - is going to be a mega-disaster for Americans. The law will create long lines at doctor's offices; it will create - and then worsen - a shortage of primary care physicians and providers; it...

Obamacare means fewer jobs and work hours as employers slash workforce

7/10/2013 - Millions of Americans remain out of work years after the Great Recession ravaged the U.S. economy in 2008-2009. Today, the unemployment rate remains 7.6 percent (the same as May 2013), and while that is down from a high of 9.5 four years ago, the fact that the figure has come down isn't really good...

Obamacare causes huge decrease in job growth as employers aim to avoid penalties

4/21/2013 - As the nation gears up to usher in some of the first installments of Obamacare, job growth appears to be grinding to a halt, particularly within the small business sector, according to new reports. An expert economist analyzing the latest employment figures says the rapid decrease in job growth that...

Texas employers demand access to social media passwords - sign petition to fight for your privacy

2/24/2013 - A consumer and voter advocacy group has launched an online petition drive seeking support for a pair of bills in the Texas Legislature that would prevent employers from asking employees to provide their passwords to social media sites. The petition's sponsor, SignOn.org, which is associated with...

Almost one in ten employers to drop health insurance coverage under Obamacare

7/31/2012 - One of the elements of Obamacare critics have been most vocal about is the so-called government-sponsored "insurance pools" the law creates. Now that it's largely been upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, these pools will soon become a reality. So what? That's the basis of the law, to provide insurance...

Employers start firing employees who test positive for certain prescription drugs

3/7/2011 - Companies across the United States have started including some prescription drugs in random employee drug tests, and firing workers who test positive. For example, Sue Bates lost her job of 22 years as an assembly line worker at Dura Automotive Systems after she tested positive for hyrdrocodone,...

Proposed law would require employers to pay workers for sick time off would promote swine flu pandemic

11/5/2009 - It sounds good at first: When employers send sick workers home so they don't spread swine flu around the work environment, they must still pay those workers for the full day's work. The idea behind this bill is that many workers can't afford being sent home without pay, and therefore the employer must...

Employers Consider Bold New Ways to Halt Smoking Among Workers

1/1/2009 - Confronted with rising health care costs, employers across the United States are trying out new and creative ways to get their employees to cut out a behavior that may strain the health system more than any other: smoking. "We're talking about ending an epidemic. This is a global pandemic," Centers...

Health care costs are bankrupting employers, employees, surveys find

10/27/2006 - Americans are growing increasingly dissatisfied with the health insurance costs of the employer-sponsored health care system, according to the annual Health Confidence Survey. The survey found that overall dissatisfaction with health insurance costs increased from 33 percent last year to 52 percent,...

Skyrocketing health care costs make U.S. employers non-competitive in the global marketplace

8/8/2004 - Skyrocketing health insurance costs are heavily impacting employers in the United States. Now, for the first time, medical benefits to employees has become the most expensive benefit paid by employers, according to a new report issued by the Employment Policy Foundation. The cost of health care for...

More Employees Unable To Receive Health Insurance Coverage Through Their Employers; Prevention, Not Disease Treatment, Is The Answer

8/6/2004 - A new study from the Washington, D.C. based Center for Studying Health System Change has revealed that 9 million Americans no longer have health insurance coverage through their employers compared to those who received coverage in 2001. In other words, employers' ability to provide health insurance...

Employers must take on some responsibility for employees' health in order to prevent obesity and chronic disease

8/5/2004 - Ever thought about your workplace as being somewhere that you could get fit and lose weight? Most people don't, given that traditional offices are cubicles with artificial light that don't encourage physical movement other than dashing to the next meeting. But some companies, such as Sprint, are starting...

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