Representatives from Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania joined Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce leaders at a recent membership meeting to present the 2013 Healthy Workplace Awards.
Metz Culinary Management was recognized as the 2013 Healthy Workplace of the Year. In 2011, the company introduced an employee-wellness program that includes an incentive for each employee who completes an annual health assessment and two phone calls with a health coach. The company also distributes regular newsletters and emails with wellness tips.
Benco Dental Supply Co. received the 2013 Continuing Excellence Award as a previous Healthy Workplace Award winner that continues to pursue workplace wellness. Since winning the award in 2010, the company has continued to engage hundreds of employees in a diverse wellness program.