Cigna has selected Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. as a winner of the annual Cigna Well-Being Regional Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and wellness of its employees through a workplace wellness program.
“Recognizing that people perform their best when they are healthy, and that exceptional performance is necessary for the company to be the leader in its industry, Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. is a 'live-well' family business, that aims to improve family health and well-being,” said Mulzer Crushed Stone.
“At Mulzer Crushed Stone, employee health is a top priority and we are honored to be selected as a winner of the Cigna Well-Being Award,” said Jeff Mulzer, vice president of administration. “We know healthy employees are happier, more productive and better engaged with their work, which is good for the entire company.”
“Cigna has always been a leader in driving health improvement in the workplace and we are committed to recognizing companies like Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. who are passionate about investing in a culture of health,” said Mike Phillips, president Midwest. “Workplace wellness is becoming an industry-wide priority and many employers have experienced a reduction in health care costs as a result of health and wellness initiatives.”
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. employers lose more than $225 billion each year in productivity due to employee health problems. Cigna created the Well-Being Award to recognize employer clients that have a positive impact on the health and well-being of their workforce.
Applicants are evaluated based on the core components of their wellness program, including the goals, implementation, incentives, leadership engagement and employee participation. All applications are reviewed and judged by an internal, multi-departmental review committee from Cigna.