Study links class, income to access to wellness programs

August 2009
Employee Benefit News;Aug2009, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses a Rutgers University study which investigated the link between class, income and access to wellness programs. It was found by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at the university that 46 percent of highly educated and rich workers report that their employer offers a wellness program. On the other hand, low-skilled workers do not have an option for health care benefits.


Related Articles

  • Results of Rutgers Study.  // PN;Jan2009, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p34 

    The article focuses on the national survey analysis made by Rutgers researchers from the State University of New Jersey regarding the low employment rate of people with disabilities. It states that the analysis found that 80% of unemployed working-age people with disabilities like to have a paid...

  • CORNER STONE.  // ESOP Report;May2012, p8 

    This section offers news briefs relating to employee stock option plans (ESOP) as of May 2012. The Employee Ownership Foundation and Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations have chosen the recipients of the Louis O. Kelso Fellowships for 2012-2013. The winners of the year's...

  • THE GREAT RECRUITING SCRAMBLE. Chen, Albert // Sports Illustrated;2/13/2012, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p46 

    The article examines recruiting by the Rutgers University football team from January 26-February 1, 2012, the date when recruits make written commitments to attend a school. The efforts of Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti and the team's assistant coaches to keep players who had previously...

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Begin, James P. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul76, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p637 

    This article discusses research being conducted on industrial relations and disability programs at Rutgers University. The article also a list of researchers who contributed to these studies, including Gerald C. Bailey and his examination of the dehumanizing effects of corporate employment on...

  • SHRM, Rutgers To Produce National Employment Indicator. Bates, Steve // HR Magazine;Oct2004, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p137 

    Reports on the partnership entered into by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations to create the monthly Leading Indicator of National Employment (LINE). Statement issued by SHRM president and CEO Susan Meisinger on the...

  • Rutgers' offers independent Living to adults with autism. Bendici, Ray // University Business;Feb2016, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p15 

    The article discusses the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. It states that it provides autistic adults with opportunities to work on the campus and live in apartments alongside clinical employees and graduate students. It mentions that...

  • Great Recession Leaves Recent Grads Feeling Unprepared and Pessimistic. Brotherton, Phaedra // T+D;Sep2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p24 

    The article discusses the results of a survey by researchers at Rutgers University which investigated the job prospects of people who graduated from college in 2009 and 2010. Their employment options were found to have been negatively impacted by the economic recession that began with the global...

  • Environmental ecopolicy center promotes sustainable development.  // In Business;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p11 

    Introduces the Ecopolicy Center for Agricultural, Environmental and Resources Issues at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Mission of the center; Activities; Contact information.

  • Rutgers to close recycling center. King, Roger // Waste News;9/9/96, Vol. 2 Issue 17, p11 

    Reports that New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Rutgers University is closing its Center for Plastics Recycling Research on October 1, 1996. Victim of public and industry indifference; Tightening state research budgets; Diminishing emphasis on the environmental aspects of recycling.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics