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Punitive wellness programs

Penn State faculty are organizing a campaign against the university's new punitive wellness program, which reduces employees' compensation by $1200 per year unless they undergo medical testing and provide personal information to online data collector WebMD (including such information as whether they are having marriage problems or are planning to become pregnant).

http://pa-aaup.com/2013/07/30/the-penn-state-healthcare-mandate-and-a-call-for-civil-disobedience/

There is a change.org petition.
http://www.change.org/petitions/penn-state-president-rodney-a-erickson-benefits-office-and-trustees-stop-the-new-penn-state-wellness-program-and-its-surcharges

Here is another article about it.
http://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2013/08/12/penn-state-to-faculty-were-doing-this-for-your-own-bad/

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