Healthy employees translate into profits (On Wellness)

But too many firms are just testing the wellness waters
By Ed Buffett
|CHRR, Report on Healthy Workplaces|Last Updated: 04/09/2007

In 1997, the

National Wellness Survey

conducted by Whitby, Ont.-based wellness firm Buffett and Company Worksite Wellness found only 44 per cent of responding employers offered any form of wellness programs. But that number has risen dramatically to 90.3 per cent.