Workplace Woes: Staying Healthy and Avoiding Litigation on


NEW YORK—A recent Aon Hewitt survey of 800 large and midsize employers, found that the vast majority of companies (79 percent) use rewards, like lower insurance premiums, to motivate employees to improve their health. In the this week’s edition of Personnel File: Companies Get Strict on Health of Workers, find out why more companies are taking the programs a step further by penalizing staffers who do not make healthy choices and linking incentives to measurable results.

And in other employment news, workplace lawsuits continue to rise and along with them, the costs associated with these actions. See what companies can do to reduce employment litigation expenses and be proactive before litigation even starts in the latest installment of HR Corner.