Employee Health Habits

Attorney Vikki Ziegler is a guest on the Fox Business Channel where they are debating if your lifestyle choices in regards to your health could potentially be grounds of dismissal.


Wayne Rogers does not believe a company can impose health habits on its employees if it does not affect other employees. The panel weighs pros and cons of health concerns (smoking, high cholesterol, etc.) and their relation to health care costs.

Does the employer have the right to hire or fire anyone based on their health habits?