The CVS pharmacy chain is the latest company to ask employees to have their weight and body mass index checked or else pay a hefty price: an extra 50 bucks a month, or $600 a year, for health insurance. Do you agree with this trend?
Its great that employers care about their workers health.
At work, what should matter are my skills, not my weight.
YES: If theyre covering your insurance, then I think its fair.
NO: No way! I believe its a personal invasion. Nikki Cee
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Correction: Pitney Bowes does not require its employees to report health information or else incur a penalty fee, as incorrectly stated in July's "Conversation Starter" (page 81).
The company offers incentives to workers who adopt healthy habits.