The Jackson Companies Selects ADP to Enhance its Employee Wellness Initiatives and Help Control Healthcare Costs

The Jackson Companies Selects ADP to Enhance its Employee Wellness Initiatives
                      and Help Control Healthcare Costs

PR Newswire

ROSELAND, N.J., April 11, 2013

ROSELAND, N.J., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ADP^®, a leading provider of
human capital management services, today announced that The Jackson Companies,
a family-owned enterprise of golf course and campground establishments in
South Carolina, has selected the ADP Vitality wellness program to help combat
a top business challenge – rising healthcare costs. Designed to assist
midsized companies in fostering a culture of health and wellness, the ADP
Vitality wellness program will enhance The Jackson Companies' existing
"Teammates Getting into Fitness" wellness initiatives.

More than two-thirds of human resources decision makers in midsized companies
believe the cost of healthcare coverage will increase faster over the next
three years than it has in past years, according to a recent study by the ADP
Research Institute^SM. The Jackson Companies joins an expanding list of
midsized organizations adopting the ADP Vitality wellness program to help
address this issue.

"We're taking a proactive approach to help our employees live healthier lives
as healthcare costs continue to grow," said Dennis Wade, Chief Executive
Officer, The Jackson Companies. "Pairing the ADP Vitality wellness program
with our existing wellness activities will help increase teammate
participation by enabling them to access educational tools and resources at
work, home or on the run."

The ADP Vitality wellness solution helps midsized employers with between 50
and 1,000 employees proactively manage rising healthcare costs while also
helping to reduce healthcare claims and employee absenteeism. Key features of
this incentive-based program include an interactive wellness portal, health
risk assessments, biometric screenings and personalized wellness plans with
recommended goals and activities. The program integrates with social
networking sites, mobile applications and fitness technologies to give
employees additional support as they pursue their wellness goals. When
employees achieve plan goals, they earn points toward lowering their health
plan contributions.

"The ADP Vitality wellness solution empowers employers and their employees to
take greater control over their health and medical costs," said Regina Lee,
Division President, ADP. "By adopting preventative strategies like health and
wellness programs, midsized companies can work toward lowering health expenses
as well as increasing employee morale and productivity."

More information about the ADP Vitality wellness solution can be found at
www.adp.com/wellness. 

About The Jackson Companies
The Jackson Companies, located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., was founded by Mary
Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters. It is a family-owned
enterprise that includes Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Family
Campground, Ocean Lakes Properties, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean
Lakes RV Center, and the 40-acre SayeBrook Town Center. The Jackson Companies
employs nearly 250 teammates year-round and employs an additional 250+
teammates in-season. It also owns several hundred acres of undeveloped land
in the Myrtle Beach area. Several divisions of The Jackson Companies have
been recognized nationally in both the golf and camping industries.

About the ADP Research Institute^SM
The ADP Research Institute is a specialized group within ADP that provides
insights to leaders in both the private and public sectors around issues of
human capital management, employment trends and workforce strategy. For more
information about the ADP Research Institute, visit:
http://www.adp.com/research.

About ADP
ADP^® (NASDAQ: ADP), with more than $10 billion in revenues and approximately
600,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business
outsourcing and human capital management solutions. Leveraging over 60 years
of experience and a global footprint spanning more than 40 countries, ADP
offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, talent management, tax and
benefits administration solutions from a single source, and helps clients
comply with regulatory and legislative changes, such as the Affordable Care
Act (ACA). ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value
to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of
integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine,
recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For
more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at
1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at www.adp.com.

Contacts
Michael Schneider
Senior Director, Corporate Communications, ADP
(973) 404-4241
michael.schneider@adp.com

Kristen Gillard
Weber Shandwick for ADP
(952) 346-6257
kgillard@webershandwick.com

SOURCE ADP

Website: http://www.adp.com
 
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