Objective: To evaluate employee well-being change and associated change in productivity, health risk including biometrics, and workplace support over two years after implementation of a well-being improvement strategy.
Methods: Case study evaluation of well-being, productivity (presenteeism, absenteeism and job performance), health risk, and employer support across three measurements spanning two years. Employer well-being was compared to an independent sample of workers in the community.
Results: Well-being and job performance increased and presenteeism and health risk decreased significantly over the two years. Employee well-being started lower and increased to exceed community worker averages, approaching significance. Well-being improvement was associated with higher productivity across all measures. Increases in employer support for well-being were associated with improved well-being and productivity.
Conclusions: This employer’s well-being strategy, including a culture supporting well-being, was associated with improved health and productivity.