Case Studies

Featured Case Study
What's Working: Near-Site Wellness Center Improves Employee Health, Productivity - Mesa, Arizona city officials opened a near-site wellness center for the city's 3,500 employees and their dependents in 2014, and leaders say the city has realized savings related to productivity gains and improvement in employee health.

Public Service      

Multiemployer

  • What's Working: Bringing Wellness In-House. In 2017, the Michigan United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Unions and Employers Health and WElfare Plan decided to bring administration of its four-year-old wellness program in house rather than contracting with an outside vendor to run the program.
  • What Working: Adapting to Meet Member Needs. The Joint Benefits Trust (JBT) Health and Welfare Plan has adapted its wellness and health screening program to serve the shifting needs of plan members over five decades.
  • What's Working: Peer Workshops Help Participants Help Themselves - UNITE HERE HEALTH (UHH), a multiemployer welfare fund presents Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) workshops led by two trained leaders, at least one of whom is rank-and-file fund participant who has a chronic disease and is not a health professional.
  • What's Working: Making Wellness a Family Affair -​ The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbers and Pipfitting Industry Local 496, offers a wellness program to its members and retired members. Reaching spouses and partners is one part of a strategy to get plan members engaged in the program.
  • What's Working - Labor Management Healthcare Fund - The Fund that insures 33,000 lives and provides health care for employees of 10 Erie County municipalities and government agences wins big by sending 75 members annually to the Biggest Loser Resort nearby.
  •  What's Working - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees - IATSE's health care coordinator/registered nurse answers members' questions, checks blood pressure, speaks on wellness topics and contacts members with chronic health problems to help them avoid gaps in care.

Single Employer

Featured Case Study

What's Working - Improving Total Worker Health –The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers union shares their approach to worker wellness with their Boilermaker Total Health program.

  • LaborCare Health Fair: Six multiemployer funds jointly sponsor an annual mega health fair held in a major league baseball stadium that attracts over 5000 participants each year.