Compass Group USA named as a Charlotte Business Journal Healthiest Employer

January 02, 2016

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 8, 2015) – Compass Group USA was recently named as a Charlotte Business Journal Healthiest Employer. Compass Group ranked in the top fifteen companies in the large employers (500+ employees) category in the Charlotte metro area.

The health and wellness of associates is a top priority for Compass Group USA. In addition to a variety of medical, dental and vision plans, Compass’ comprehensive approach to wellness offers associates, spouses/partners and children:

  • Health Risk Assessment – which provides health guidance as well as a discount towards benefit plans
  • Fully covered preventive care which includes annual checkups, physicals, mammograms and certain cancer screenings
  • Paid time off to receive preventive care each year
  • Online behavioral change programs for tobacco cessation, obesity and stress management
  • Condition management for chronic conditions
  • Maternity and prenatal support that gives expectant mothers pregnancy-related healthcare information

“Our benefits program is built around making wellness accessible, not only for our associates, but their families too,” says Bob Kovacs, Compass Group USA’s vice president of total rewards. “We recognize that it is not a ‘one size fits all’ situation and we provide options to meet our people’s needs.”

Charlotte Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers was created as a way to showcase the best practices in the Charlotte market for workplace-wellness initiatives. Companies are evaluated and ranked after they complete a survey that touches on issues such as the availability of smoking-cessation programs and the use of health screening to identify areas of concern for their employees.
About Compass Group North America: Based in Charlotte NC, Compass Group North America is the leading foodservice management and support services company with $13.6 billion (£8.2 billion) in revenues in 2014. Compass Group USA was recently named one of America’s 500 Best Employers by Forbes. With over 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £17.1 billion in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.
Veronica Ospina
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