(Continued fom page 128) during their lunch hour to visit the doctor, Fradin thought there might be a better approach. why Hewitt established fully on-site health clinics at the Lincolnshire, Illinois, headquarters and its Woodlands, Texas, location. Since the clinics opened in 2008, approximately 6,000 employees have visited them. Each clinic has a physician and nurse practitioner on is absolutely co-pay, no Fradin says. Employees can use the clinic when simply not feeling well, or they can be screened for serious diseases such as cancer. Last year, screenings revealed that 12 Hewitt employees had breast, skin and cervical. Because of speedy diagnoses, employees were able to seek immediate treatment. is one of the most not the most you can show your employees that you value Fradin says, caring about them and their
Going Smoke Free
ALTHOUGH HE KNEW that certain lifestyle as be bad for his employees, Ronald Nelson learned another implication at one of his CEOs Against Cancer meetings. said that 70 percent of health expenditures in a typical company plan were related to cancer or he says. Nelson realized the negative these personal choices could have on his rental car bottom line.
Luckily, out indoor smoking at the Parsippany, New Jersey, headquarters in 2008. He went further by making the entire headquarters campus smoke fee in 2009. had a outdoors to keep people warm during the winter when they went outside to Nelson says, took that Avis Budget introduced incentives to encourage employees to quit smoking. Non-smokers received a $500 discount their health package. the 60 or 70 smokers we still had in our building, only 18 said, pay the extra Nelson says. The rest signed up for a smoking cessation program by the company. In addition, Nelson brought the smoke-fee to the rental car customers it serves. The entire of 300,000 cars became smoke fee last year. He hopes this will help both Avis Budget employees and customers lower their risk of lung cancer.
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We had a outdoors to keep people warm during the winter when they went outside to smoke. We took that down.