“Gold medal” classifies the nation’s leading organizations for pioneering programs that promote a healthy workplace and lifestyle for employees and families
Award aligns with FCA US commitment to promoting health and wellness for employees
Company’s seventh consecutive year to receive gold medal award; only automaker to earn award this year
FCA US LLC was recognized by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) for its comprehensive programs that enable a healthy workplace and encourage healthy lifestyles for both employees and families.
FCA US received the gold medal award for the seventh consecutive year. The Company is the only automaker to earn this award in the past five years.
The NBGH’s Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award recognizes employers that have embraced a culture of wellness and are working collaboratively to improve their employees’ health, productivity and quality of life. FCA US was among 68 other groups that received the 2015 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award on June 17 at the National Business Group on Health’s Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
“FCA US realizes that sustaining a healthy work place and promoting the health and well-being of our employees and their families plays a key role in determining the success of our business,” said Michael Keegan, Senior Vice President – Human Resources, FCA US LLC. “The FCA US culture of health is essential to our high-performance work culture, and tied to our leadership principles that promote each team members’ strive for excellence in everything they do.”
In 1985, the FCA US-UAW wellness program was created and implemented for both represented and non-represented employees and is focused on promoting a healthier workplace, healthy lifestyles and reducing the risk of illness and chronic disease. The program encompasses a wide range of services, including health assessments, biometric screenings, workshops, campaigns and health coaching. Employee interest, health assessments, screening results and disability data help decide program topics. Incentives linked to wellness activities are used to increase employee participation.
“The development and support of our members’ health and well-being is critical to maintaining a world class working environment where our employees and the Company can thrive,” said Norwood Jewell, UAW Vice President and Director of the UAW FCA US Department. “On behalf of our members, we are proud to receive this Award as it demonstrates the importance of our health programs and the consistent level of success they have achieved.”
“We congratulate FCA US for being among an elite group of companies that are making a difference every day in improving the health and overall well-being of their employees and families,” said Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health. “FCA US and its leadership team are to be commended for their commitment to promoting healthy work environments and for their innovation in developing outstanding programs for employees that encourage good health and well-being.”
About the National Business Group on Health®
The National Business Group on Health is the nation’s only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to representing large employers’ perspective on national health policy issues and helping companies optimize business performance through health improvement, innovation and health care management. The Business Group leads initiatives to address the most relevant health care issues facing employers today and enables human resource and benefit leaders to learn, share and leverage best practices from the most progressive companies. Business Group members, which include 71 Fortune 100 companies, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit businessgrouphealth.org.
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C model and Mopar products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.
FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”