Rewards card Among the top 10 health-related perks granted to employees, aside from the above-mentioned fitness trackers, are such wellness-related trinkets as water bottles, but more is being spent on “experiential” rewards. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Stressed employees are on the receiving end of more spending by their employers on all sorts of perks aimed at lessening that stress level.

That’s according to a report from workforce performance company CR Worldwide, which also says that as younger employees report increasing stress levels, bosses haul out the checkbook to pay for employee “rewards”—everything from fitness trackers and luxury family vacations to increased time off, instead of costly gadgets unrelated to wellness.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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