Friday, March 22, 2013
Employees at the drugstores who don't report will face increased rates.
Friday, March 22
What would you do if you went in to work one day and your employer told you that you needed to report your weight, body fat and glucose levels or your insurance costs would jump by $600 a year? CVS employees are dealing with that very issue right now, according to the Boston Herald. "This is an incredibly coercive and invasive thing to ask employees to do,” Patient Privacy Rights founder Dr. Deborah Peel told the Herald, adding that mounting health care costs have made these policies increasingly common. According to the Herald's report, CVS Caremark employs 200,000 workers and all of them, including those at the Holliston location, are being required to report their metrics by May 1. The company has dubbed the request “a health screening …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
The CVS on Turnpike Avenue was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after employees smelled "gas."
CVS employees detected an unusual odor just before noon Wednesday and it wasn't due to a coworker's smelly lunch. Employees of the CVS on Turnpike Avenue called 911 after smelling an odor of gas. "We got a call. Several employees said they smelled an odor of gas coming from the back of the store," said Capt. Mike Cranson of the Portsmouth Fire Department. The store was evacuated just before noon, said Cranson. Firefighters checked the entire store and the roof area, where a heating system is located. "There were no obvious problems. We shut down the heating unit," Cranson said. "We deemed the store to be safe and allowed people to come back in." The entire evacuation lasted about 30 minutes. The fire department also notified National …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Here are five ideas to make you happy about going back to school!
From first graders to teachers, here are some back to school ideas for everyone!