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Critics Find Lot to Complain About on New EEOC Wellness Rule


The article, “Critics Find Lot to Complain About on New EEOC Wellness Rule,” featured on InsideCounsel, reported on the barrage of criticism that has followed the release of new wellness program incentive rules for employees from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Mathew Parker weighed in on the new rule.

When looking at practical implications of the new rule, the EEOC provided “much needed guidance” about wellness programs and the offering of incentives. “We finally have some clear guidance on that incentive that can be offered,” Mathew said.

Because the ceiling is 30 percent, companies impacted by the new rule need to make sure they are not offering any incentive above that amount, according to Mathew.

To read the full article, please visit the InsideCounsel.


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