Cartus a "Healthy Workplace Employer"
Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services, has been named a platinum-level Healthy Workplace Employer by The Business Council of Fairfield County (Connecticut).
Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services, has been named a platinum-level Healthy Workplace Employer by The Business Council of Fairfield County (Connecticut). Winners of the platinum-, gold-, silver- and bronze-level awards were honored by The Business Council on 25 February.
Attendees at the event heard first-hand case studies on the importance of corporate wellness programs from a panel that included Amy Meichner, Cartus Senior Vice President-Human Resources.
Asked to describe Cartus' wellness programs, Meichner said, "Our employees' health and safety are of the utmost importance at Cartus—but it isn't just about keeping our workforce safe. We also want to create opportunities for our employees to get involved in their own health and well-being, build satisfying careers, balance work and life, and grow personally and professionally." To do this, Meichner continued, Cartus has established the following:
- Comprehensive health and safety programs, including the recent opening of a new, state-of-the art fitness center available to all employees
- A wellness center staffed with a physician's assistant and available to service all employees
- Crisis management planning, including preventing workplace violence and planning for infectious disease outbreak
- Wellness and work-life initiatives
According to a news release from The Business Council, "The Healthy Workplace Employer Recognition Program ... applaud[s] the efforts of area employers who understand the competitive advantage of a healthy workforce and who have implemented a diverse range of programs to promote a healthy workplace and assist their employees to live healthier lives."