A Factory In Illinois Has An Innovative Approach To Employee Wellness

A company in Arthur, Ill., has come up with a novel way to improve the health of its employees�and it's paid them big money to do so, NPR reports.

The company, which makes auto parts, pays its workers based on how healthy they are, rather than how old they are or how sick they are.

For example, if a worker is 50 years old and has high blood pressure, the company will pay him or her $100 a month for the next two years to improve his or her health.

If he or she is healthy enough, the company will pay her $500 a month for the next three years to improve her health.

"It's a win-win," says the plant's HR director.

"It's good for the employees, and it's good for the company."

The HR director says the company has seen a boost in productivity, as well as a big pay out to all employees, thanks to the approach.

Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Experts Warn That Global Health Challenges Will Demand Unprecedented Leadership

A new commission set up by the Lancet medical journal to chart the world's future of global health is calling for more diverse and inclusive leadership in the field, the Guardian reports. "We...more

Woodbury and Inspira Plan Education Innovation District

A former hospital campus in Woodbury, Minn., is about to undergo a major transformation. Inspira Health, which owns the site, plans to move its emergency and behavioral health services to a...more

Innovations in Arch Support Technology: The Future of Insole Design

If your feet hurt while you're running, walking, or just generally having a hard time keeping your toes in place, it may be time to get a new pair of insoles. Forbes reports 3D-printed insoles...more

Inspira'S Former Woodbury Hospital Campus Could Soon Include Health Services, Housing and ...

New Jersey's Inspira Health is selling its former hospital campus in Woodbury to the city for $200 million, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. The nonprofit health system plans to move its...more

Herzing University Launches Innovative Public Health Concentration in Nursing

If you're already a registered nurse and looking for a new direction, Herzing University may have just the degree for you. The New York nonprofit's new Master of Science in Nursing in Public...more

Cdc Creating National Network for Outbreak Response and Disease Modeling

The CDC's Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics has awarded $262 million in grants to 13 universities to create a national network for disease modeling and response, NBC News...more

American Dental Hygienists' Association Partners with Colgate for October'S National ...

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and this year's theme is "Everyday Extraordinary." That's because dental hygienists "give of themselves mentally, physically, and emotionally all day to...more

India'S First 'Medical Cobotics Centre' at Iiit Delhi to Boost Innovation in Health

If you're a doctor in India, you'll soon be able to get your hands on a state-of-the-art medical simulator. The country's Department of Science and Technology and the Indian Institute of...more

Nonprofit University Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Improve ...

"Many non-science majors may have anxiety about taking science courses, but students do so in order to complete their degree requirements. The interdisciplinary approach to teaching science with...more

Ottawa Philanthropy Award Winners Announced at Private Party Hosted by Foundation ...

The founder of a Canadian charity that encourages people to donate their money in the form of "flow-through shares" has died at the age of 84, the Ottawa Citizen reports. Peter Nicholson, who...more






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Chevy Cruze Diesel – A Biodiesel Innovation


GM was honored by the National Biodiesel Board with an Innovation Award for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel.




Nonprofit Jobs

  Program Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Social Work Jobs


Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Cuban/Haitian Entrant Program | Emergency Homeowners Loan Program | Advanced Education Nursing Grant Program | Alaska Migratory Bird Co-Management Council | Veteran"s Preference in Federal Employment | Farm Storage Facility Loans | Capital Magnet Fund | Public Health Research Accreditation Project | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2023 Copyright Michael Saunders