Penn State backs down

This didn’t take long:

A $100 monthly surcharge for Penn State employees who fail to participate in a screening portion of a new wellness initiative has been waived by the University, according to President Rodney Erickson, who said his administration has clearly heard the concerns from faculty and staff on the issue. In addition, a joint task force will be formed to provide advice on the implementation of the program and on health benefits matters.

More here.* Prior relevant posts by TIE contributors here and here.

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