Together, All the Way®: Cigna Recognizes COCC for Employee Well-Being

Cigna Well-Being AwardCigna has selected COCC as one of three Connecticut companies as a recipient of the 2019 Well-Being Award, recognizing its passion and investment in employee health. This award highlights companies in various industries that change the workplace culture through leadership, organizational foundation, policy and environment, program implementation, and participation. With more than 400 applicants nationwide, COCC was awarded the distinction of Honorable Culture of Well-Being.

COCC has proved itself to support employees through the Worksite Wellness Program. Leadership implemented an organizational culture that supports health initiatives such as a walking program and an on-site gym. Employees can also use a VARIDESK adjustable workstation, a sit-stand solution that encourages movement in an active workspace. The variety of health initiatives are intended to include every employee and to address each employees’ needs.

“COCC’s Worksite Wellness Program provides our employees with the tools to improve and maintain healthy behaviors. Our efforts to support a healthy work environment encourage staff to engage with each other which also boosts employee morale,” stated Richard Leone, Chief Executive Officer.

The Total Rewards team at COCC promotes a range of health and wellness programs from chair yoga classes and fitness challenges to live cooking demonstrations and Wellness Wednesday lunches.  The team is committed to making employees a priority because COCC believes that if we live well, we work well.

“We are proud of our employees and their participation in our health and wellness programs,” said Annette Ruchwa, HR Total Rewards Manager. “The effect of these services on our employees increases employee satisfaction and productivity while creating a culture of health and well-being.”

COCC accepted its award at Cigna’s Connecticut Client Engagement Forum, held at the Hartford Marriott Downtown on Tuesday, June 18.