Monday, June 21, 2010

Many Of The Top Employers In Northeast Ohio See Their Offices As More Than Just A Place To Work

“With a range of unique perks, the region's top workplaces are a place to live, work and interact. ShurTech in Avon, the maker of Duck brand duct tape and adhesive products, offers its employees an on-site fitness center, and is starting a new program that will offer incentives to employees who take part in activities to promote good health. Steven Pennell, director of human resources, said it's a different approach than tacking on extra insurance costs for employees who smoke or are overweight. ‘Keeping our employees physically fits helps us reduce our insurance costs and helps them live a healthier lifestyle,’ Pennell said. ‘Instead of punishing people for bad behavior, we're rewarding people for good behavior.’”

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