Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.12 points or 1.95% at $6.52 with 6.38 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $6.38, the shares hit an intraday low of $6.34 and an intraday high of $6.57 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $8.24 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.29 billion shares.
On Sept. 15, 2016 FCA US LLC was recognized by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) for its comprehensive programs that enable a healthy workplace and encourage healthy lifestyles for both employees and families.
The NBGH’s Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award recognizes employers that have embraced a culture of wellness and are working collaboratively to improve their employees’ health, productivity and quality of life.
The Company was among 55 major U.S. employers that received the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award on September 14 at the NBGH’s Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. It was the eighth consecutive year the Company has been recognized in this important benchmark and the sixth consecutive year it was the only automaker to earn an award.
“Sustaining a healthy workplace and promoting the health and well-being of our employees and their families plays a key role in the success of our business,” said Kathleen Neal, Director – Integrated Health Care & Disability, FCA US LLC.
The FCA US-UAW wellness program was created and implemented more than three decades ago for both represented and non-represented employees and is focused on promoting a healthier workplace, healthy lifestyles and reducing the risk of illness and chronic disease. The program encompasses a wide range of services, including health assessments, biometric screenings, workshops, campaigns and health coaching. Employee interest, health assessments, screening results and disability data help decide program topics. Incentives linked to wellness activities are used to increase employee participation.
“The support of the health and well-being of our members is critical to maintaining a world-class working environment where our employees and the Company can thrive,” said Norwood Jewell, UAW Vice President and Director of the UAW FCA US Department. “On behalf of our members, we are proud to receive this Award as it demonstrates the importance of our health programs and the consistent level of success they have achieved.”
“We congratulate FCA US for being among an elite group of companies that are making a difference every day in improving the health and overall well-being of their employees and families,” said Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health. “FCA US and its leadership team are to be commended for their commitment to promoting healthy work environments and for their innovation in developing outstanding programs for employees that encourage good health and well-being.”
Shares of Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.34 points or 0.62% at $55.47 with 6.32 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $55.00, the shares hit an intraday low of $54.81 and an intraday high of $55.54 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $92.01 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.35 billion shares.
Nike Inc (NKE) on August 23, 2016 launched a significant update to its popular new Nike+ Run Club app, which gives athletes access to a new adaptive coaching feature, expert guidance from the world’s best athletes and coaches and unrivaled motivation and community – all designed to make running easier and a lot more fun.
“Through the new Nike+ Run Club app, we’re serving a running community that spans the globe with the most innovative and personalized experiences we’ve ever offered to runners,” said Nikki Neuburger, VP, Global Running Brand. “We’ve thoughtfully considered and updated how we surround runners with everything and everyone they need to reach their full potential and have more fun with the sport, from coaching plans that adapt to meet their needs, to inspiration, motivation and a community of million to run with.”