BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE: WAGE), a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits, announced today that the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports will recognize Choice Strategies, a division of WageWorks, for its efforts in worksite wellness.
Choice Strategies is one of several businesses that will receive an award for 2014. This is the second consecutive year the company has been honored.
“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 Vermont Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD.
The awards are designed to highlight and recognize what worksites from around the state are doing to promote the health and wellness of their employees. The organizations that receive the awards vary in size, industry and location but they all have a common thread, a commitment to workplace wellness.
“At WageWorks and Choice Strategies, we care about our people and empower them to lead healthier, happier and more productive lives,” said WageWorks CEO, Joe Jackson. “We’re proud of Choice Strategies for again being selected to win this prestigious award.”
The ceremony, which is co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health, will be held March 25, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE) 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, COBRA, and other employee benefits. WageWorks makes it easier to understand and take advantage of Consumer-Directed Benefits for approximately 45,000 employers and over 4 million people. WageWorks is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in major locations throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.wageworks.com.