FCA US Earns Eighth Consecutive Medal for Pioneering Programs That Promote a Healthy Workplace and Lifestyle
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
- FCA US among 55 major U.S. employers that received the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award from the National Business Group on Health
- Sixth year FCA US is the only automaker to earn the award
- Award amplifies Company's commitment to promoting a culture of health for employees and families
FCA US LLC was recognized by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) for its comprehensive programs that enable a healthy workplace and encourage healthy lifestyles for both employees and families.
The NBGH's Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award recognizes employers that have embraced a culture of wellness and are working collaboratively to improve their employees' health, productivity and quality of life.
The Company was among 55 major U.S. employers that received the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award on September 14 at the NBGH's Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. It was the eighth consecutive year the Company has been recognized in this important benchmark and the sixth consecutive year it was the only automaker to earn an award.
"Sustaining a healthy workplace and promoting the health and well-being of our employees and their families plays a key role in the success of our business," said Kathleen Neal, Director - Integrated Health Care & Disability, FCA US LLC.
The FCA US-UAW wellness program was created and implemented more than three decades ago for both represented and non-represented employees and is focused on promoting a healthier workplace, healthy lifestyles and reducing the risk of illness and chronic disease. The program encompasses a wide range of services, including health assessments, biometric screenings, workshops, campaigns and health coaching. Employee interest, health assessments, screening results and disability data help decide program topics. Incentives linked to wellness activities are used to increase employee participation.
"The support of the health and well-being of our members is critical to maintaining a world-class working environment where our employees and the Company can thrive," said Norwood Jewell, UAW Vice President and Director of the UAW FCA US Department. "On behalf of our members, we are proud to receive this Award as it demonstrates the importance of our health programs and the consistent level of success they have achieved."
"We congratulate FCA US for being among an elite group of companies that are making a difference every day in improving the health and overall well-being of their employees and families," said Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health. "FCA US and its leadership team are to be commended for their commitment to promoting healthy work environments and for their innovation in developing outstanding programs for employees that encourage good health and well-being."
As part of it's commitment to promoting a culture of health, FCA US offers the following facilities and services at its Auburn Hills, Michigan, headquarters: fitness center, walking trails, bike racks, on-site medical facility, CVS pharmacy, guest chefs, collaboration with MyFitness Pal, healthy food alternatives, farmers market, stress management, blood pressure readers, on-site health coaches, counselors and a diabetes prevention program.
About the National Business Group on Health®
The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers' perspective on national health policy issues and helping companies optimize business performance through health improvement, innovation and health care management. The Business Group leads initiatives to address the most relevant health care issues facing employers today and enables human resource and benefit leaders to learn, share and leverage best practices from the most progressive companies. Business Group members, which include 72 Fortune 100 companies, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands, as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C model and Mopar products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.
FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FCAU" and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol "FCA."
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