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The idea of launching a wellness program, however, can seem daunting – especially for small businesses, which often lack the resources of their larger counterparts. A 2012 National Small Business Association survey found that 22 percent of respondents offered wellness programs. Fifty-eight percent of those surveyed said there isn’t enough information available to small businesses about implementing wellness programs. We do know what works for larger organizations that can be applied to smaller ones. By Lee Newman

Avoiding the back-pay double-whammy
If your business is violating minimum wage or overtime regulations found in the Fair Labor Standards Act, there is little you can do to avoid a liquidated damage assessment.  A violation does not have to be repeat or willful for such assessment. The only wiggle room is what’s called a “good faith defense.” Unfortunately for some employers, blissful ignorance is not a good faith defense. By Kalen Fraser

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Colorado Springs-based AspenPointe blends and bleeds the arts, business and mental health care simultaneously in an effort to aid soldiers, veterans and clients. For the past five years, the nonprofit’s Military Creative Expressions program, the Bemis School of Art and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center have teamed up to provide an eight-week Military Artistic Healing program for ill and injured military personnel and veterans. By Gigi Sukin

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