Court rules wellness incentives don't run afoul of ADA

05/9/2011 | TechRepublic

A $20 employee surcharge on health plan premiums for not taking part in a wellness program does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal judge ruled. Toni Bowers writes that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has "suggested informally" that a mandatory wellness program or one that penalizes employees "may violate the ADA."

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