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Can a wellness program reduce absenteeism?

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in Employee Benefits Program,FMLA Guidelines,Human Resources

         Organization                           Result

  • The Travelers Co.              19% fewer sick days among members of fitness centers
  • Johnson & Johnson          15% fewer sick days among participants in wellness program
  • Northern Gas Co.               Participants take 80% fewer sick days than nonparticipants
  • Mesa Petroleum                 1.6 fewer sick days per year among participants in wellness program
  • Coors                                    $2.3 million saved in lost wages due to absenteeism

        Source: PreventDisease.com

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