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Inclusive Design Video Released

â–º Inclusive design in a work environment can better the lives of everyone regardless of age or mobility circumstances. Most accommodations cost employers little or no money, including flexible work schedules that allow individuals to better balance work and life. Businesses that incorporate inclusive design are more competitive and have higher employee retention. 🖥 Editor: […]

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Did you know the HWC produces a monthly eBulletin?

Did you know that the Healthier Workforce Center distributes a monthly eBulletin with all the latest free resources and educational events for employers? Don’t miss another opportunity, and subscribe to our email list today!

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New Podcast: Mental Health During COVID-19

This episode of Workplace Matters looks at what employers can do to better their employee’s mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Stress has always been present in the workplace, but for many this time is especially stressful. How can employers ease that stress for their employees? We talked with Dr. Saba Ali, Professor of Counseling […]

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Marijuana and the Workplace: Introduction

This episode of Workplace Matters is the first of two about marijuana in the workplace. With more states choosing to alter marijuana laws and regulations despite federal laws, the discussion surrounding marijuana and the workplace is changing. How should businesses respond or not respond to these changes? This first episode focuses on educating employers about marijuana’s […]

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CDC Releases COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.  

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Podcast Series Launch

https://hwc.public-health.uiowa.edu/multimedia/podcasts/

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Congratulations Lisa Henning!

After more than 40 years of service with the Nebraska Safety Council, Laurie Klosterboer will soon retire from her position as executive director. We are delighted to announce that Lisa Henning, Director of WorkWell, will be stepping up to lead the Nebraska Safety Council. “We are thrilled that Lisa has accepted the position of executive […]

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Missing Pieces in the Employee Well-being Puzzle

Through a community-based pilot project grant funded by the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest, the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition (BHC) recently created and released the Total Worker Health® Employer Guide. It includes Total Worker Health (TWH) education and resources for employers to address topics including workplace hazards, interpersonal relationships, the organization of […]

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