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More companies investing in employee fitness
San Diego Union-Tribune

In today’s rocky economy, employee perks like hefty bonuses, lavish retreats and limitless expense accounts are a faint memory. However, one benefit that employers seem increasingly willing to invest in is the wellness of their staff.

Corporate wellness programs, which encourage people to take steps to prevent the onset or worsening of a health condition and to adopt healthier lifestyles, have steadily grown in the past few years, according to the latest MetLife Annual Employee Benefits Trends Study.