Chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as those that limit the activities of daily living or require ongoing medical attention, and last at least a year or more. These chronic disorders have an impact on people’s productivity at work; according to the CDC, the cost of lost productivity due to the seven most common conditions is a whopping 3.7 trillion dollars.

Employers can assist employees with chronic diseases in a variety of ways, including encouraging employees to participate in healthful activities at work. Health evaluations and screenings, as well as newsletters and other instructional materials about healthy living, are examples of these activities. The accompanying resource details more about this.

Managing Work with a Chronic Health Condition from Gordon Law Group, an employment law group

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