Tape measure around a green apple on a bathroom scalesOn April 20, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued highly anticipated proposed regulations addressing the application of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to workplace wellness programs. In recent years, the EEOC has been sharply criticized for challenging employers’ wellness programs under the ADA despite not having issued regulations addressing those programs. Its willingness to bring litigation against employers combined with its inaction on the regulatory front have been widely viewed as having a chilling effect on employers’ adoption of wellness programs. Read more >>