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AARP Seeks Halt to Agency Wellness Rules Starting Jan. 1

Aug. 31, 2017, 3:51 PM

AARP wants to block the EEOC’s regulations on employer wellness programs starting in 2018 to give the agency time to fix the deficient rules.

The rules should remain in effect for the remainder of 2017 to avoid further disruption to employers and employees, AARP said in its Aug. 30 motion with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. But allowing the rules to remain effective into 2018 while the EEOC considers how to fix its explanation of what makes employee participation in a plan “voluntary” and to cure other deficiencies would be unfair to both workers and employers, ...