New Well Workplace Award Winners Announced
presented by the Wellness Council of Wisconsin
(Waukesha, WI)- The Wellness Council of Wisconsin, with its national affiliate the Wellness Council of Ameria, are honored to recognize the significant accomplishments of Wisconsin’s newest Well Workplaces.
Gold Well Workplace Award
Small Business Well Workplace Award
“These organizations should be proud of their dedication and support to their employees' pursuit for health. They have created a work environment second to none and truly represent one of America's Healthiest Companies. We are proud to say they are from Wisconsin!” states the Wellness Council of Wisconsin's Executive Director, Jessica Raddemann.
The Well Workplace Award designation is awarded throughout the year to employers from around the nation that have implemented corporate health initiatives to improve the lives of their employees. The Well Workplace Awards initiative is driven by a rigorous set of criteria outlined in WELCOA’s seven benchmarks to a results-oriented Well Workplace. Since its inception in 1991, over 1,000 organizations, ranging from educational institutions to non-profit and profit sectors have joined the list of “America’s Healthiest Companies” by receiving the Well Workplace Award. Wisconsin alone has over 120 organizations who currently hold this elite designation. Ryan Picarella, President of WELCOA stated, “By achieving this level of excellence in workplace wellness programming, these organizations have demonstrated their commitment to protecting and enhancing the health and well-being of their most valuable asset- their employees.”
Founded in 1985 by the Wisconsin business community, the Wellness Council of Wisconsin has grown from nine founding companies to over 690 members who represent 500 organizations throughout the state. All who are impacting the wellbeing of over 435,000 employees today. In addition, Wisconsin has over 120 Well Workplace Award-winning organizations as well as five active Well City projects: Well City Fond du Lac, Well City Fox Cities, Well City Milwaukee, Well Oshkosh, Well County La Crosse, and Well City Racine.
On a national level, WELCOA has 6,000 member organizations located throughout North America and is highly regarded for their innovative and results-oriented approach to workplace wellness.