City Named Healthiest Place to Work by Charlotte Business Journal

The City of Charlotte has been named the No. 1 Healthiest Place to Work in the companies with 5,000-plus employees category by the Charlotte Business Journal. The announcement marks the third consecutive year the city has made the list, but the first time claiming the top position in its size category.

“The recognition is fantastic, yet the fact that our Wellness Works strategic initiatives continue to pay dividends to the lives of our employees and their families is the ultimate reward,” said Sheila Simpson, Human Resources Department director. “That is what ’helping employees thrive’ means in action.”

What’s Great About Wellness Works

The Wellness Works program drives the city’s success helping employees be healthy throughout the year. Nan Mann, the city’s benefits wellness plan administrator, runs the Wellness Works program and is constantly evolving the program to meet the needs of employees.

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