Usually it’s an uphill battle to get high-end business media outlets to publish opinion pieces. Not so with the Johnson&Johnson Fat Tax. Here is Insurance Thought Leadership on this topic, and here is Harvard Business Review.
Some background on the cabal that is proposing it. Vitality Group can’t even get its own employees to lose weight. PepsiCo’s program is notorious for losing money. And of course Ron Goetzel now admits that way more than 90% of wellness programs fail.
And yet they are trying to get companies to stigmatize overweight people, pry into their personal lives to learn whether they are depressed, and monitor their sleep…all so shareholders can “pressure” (their word) employers into doing wellness.
Visit the links and let readers know what you think.