WATERBURY CENTER, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Choice Strategies, a division of WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE: WAGE), a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits, will be honored by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and the Vermont Department of Health with the Worksite Wellness Silver-Level Award in recognition of Choice Strategies’ commitment to workplace wellness and employee wellbeing. The award will be presented on March 27, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in South Burlington, VT.
“We’ve developed a comprehensive wellness program to help our employees maintain a healthy work-life balance,” said Kristin Palmer, HR Generalist and Wellness Committee member at Choice Strategies. “As a part of WageWorks, we strive to empower our employees and their families to deepen their commitment to live healthier, happier and more productive lives. Wellness programs promote a better lifestyle, which can help reduce healthcare spending and allow employees to keep more of their hard-earned money.”
The Worksite Wellness Awards recognize Vermont companies with programs that decrease absenteeism and turnover and lower healthcare costs. Choice Strategies’ Wellness Committee engages employees in activities and programs designed to promote a healthy lifestyle, with emphasis on nutrition, stress reduction, ergonomics and exercise. The committee issues healthy eating and lifestyle tips, holds on-site health screenings, hosts outdoor activities, and offers healthy lifestyle incentives throughout the year to keep employees engaged and thinking about their health.
“Worksites that promote healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco-use cessation, and breastfeeding, contribute to the overall health and wellness of all Vermonters, and they are one of the key reasons we are routinely rated the nation’s healthiest state,” said Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD.
About Choice Strategies, a division of WageWorks
Choice Strategies is a division of WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE). WageWorks is a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits (CDBs), which empower employees to save money on taxes while also providing corporate tax advantages for employers. WageWorks is solely dedicated to administering CDBs, including pre-tax spending accounts, such as health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), as well as Commuter Benefit Services, including transit and parking programs, wellness programs, and other employee benefits. WageWorks makes it easier to understand and take advantage of Consumer-Directed Benefits for more than 29,000 employers and 3.2 million people. WageWorks is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in major locations throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.choice-strategies.com and www.wageworks.com.