Who are the 2016 Healthiest Workplaces this year?
On Wednesday, July 27th at a luncheon in Jackson, Mississippi employers will be recognized for their efforts in promoting health and wellness to their employees and in their communities. Individual companies in several categories will be awarded the top award of being Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplace. Learn more about the luncheon please contact Tami Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employers from across the state applied to become recognized using employer health industry best practices. Award winners were selected by a multi-stakeholder committee who selected based on evaluation, planning, implementation, and innovation.
We have a great pool of employers who are getting recognized and this year’s winners have shown leadership, innovation, and progress. It is great to see all the great stories of Mississippi employers who are striving to offer healthy workplaces for their employees and promote the community aspects of health. Congratulations! to both the recognized employers and the winners of each category!
Murray Harber, Executive Director, Mississippi Business Group on Health
This year’s finalists include Baptist Health Systems, bfac.com, Chevron, City of Morton, Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance Agency, Hol-Mac Corporation, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Levi Strauss & Co., Magnolia Health, Magnolia Regional Health Center, Mississippi Department of Human Services, Mississippi Hospital Association, Ross & Yerger, Sanderson Farms, Inc., St. Dominic Health Services, Inc., State Bank & Trust Company, Systems Electro Coating, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, The University of South Mississippi, Trustmark National Bank, University of Mississippi, W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company. Click here to read last year's winners.
“We are excited about this great program, and we applaud the MS Business Group on Health, the MS Department of Health and the MS Business Journal for their vision and leadership. Working together, we are improving the quality of healthy lives in Mississippi!”
Dan Gibson, Executive Director, Mississippi Association of Self Insurers
The 2016 Healthiest Workplace Awards and the Healthy Employer Recognition Program are collaborative efforts between the Mississippi Business Journal, The Mississippi Business Group on Health, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the Mississippi Association of Self Insurers. To learn more about the recognition and awards program and prepare for the 2017 awards, please visit www.msbgh.org/awards.