Many of us have called in sick at one point or another in our work-career.
The Mohawk Society of Human Resource Management or MVSHRM hosted an event focusing on wellness in the workplace.
Today, human resource managers in the area learned how to help their employees become healthier.
The speaker at today's event explained how unhealthy workers can impact insurance costs and productivity
"January is a good time for any organization to start thinking about wellness. Everybody is thinking about it. Everyone wants to get fit, lose weight and become healthier," said President of MVSHRM, Pamela Senecal.
Attendees also received updated information regarding healthcare reform. MVSHRM holds monthly meetings for its HR professionals and for businesses that do not have a full time HR staff person.