One important topic often neglected by wellness programs? Social connectedness. Photo: Getty Images

If you’re looking for a good resource on what you should and shouldn’t ask of employees, you may have found it in new report on wellness program best practices authored by the Transamerica Center for Health Studies and the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies at Johns Hopkins. 

For starters, employers need to be aware of the strict legal restrictions on wellness programs. Bosses can’t require employees to partake in wellness initiatives, although they can of course offer incentives and rewards for those who do. 

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