A new policy by CVS Pharmacy says employees must submit information about their weight, body fat composition and other person health details or pay a monthly fine, according to a report Wednesday on ABC News.
Employees will have until May 1, 2014, to visit a physician and have their health details — including weight, body fat and glucose levels, ABC reports. Employees who don't meet the deadline will have to pay an additional $50 per month for company health insurance plans.
CVS told ABC that the company will not actually see the details of the health screenings. Still, critics of the new policy say it is coercive and potentially discriminatory toward sick or disabled employees.
Near Piedmont, CVS has pharmacies at 5100 Broadway, in the Rockridge Shopping Center; 175 - 41st St., Oakland; 3236 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland; and 2000 Mountain Blvd., Oakland.
You may see the complete ABC News report here.
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