The Tampa Bay Business Journal held its awards luncheon last week to honor its Healthiest Employers 2014 honorees. On Thursday, April 3, representatives of the 43 finalist firms gathered at the ala carte event pavilion on Dana Shores Drive in Tampa to find out which companies won in each size category.

Gunster employees gather for wellness events

Gunster employees often participate in local and regional wellness events. Here, Gunster (“G Force”) walking team members participate in the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk, “Step Out to Stop Diabetes” in Jacksonville on November 9, 2013.

Gunster was ranked No. 1 in the 2-40 employees category. (The firm’s Tampa office has 10 attorneys as of April 7, 2014, with the most recent addition of litigator Kenneth G.M. Mather.)

Other top-ranked winners announced Thursday were:

The Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers awards are designed to recognize local businesses making a difference in employee health.

As profiled in the Business Journal, Gunster’s wellness program participation rates are indeed noteworthy: 50 percent of the firm’s statewide employees (approximately 200 people) participate in the firm’s year-long walking program; 75 percent participate in its free, annual health fairs; and 25 percent take part in its weekly “deskercise” email program.

Read Gunster’s Healthiest Employers 2014 profile in the Tampa Bay Business Journal: Healthiest Employers 2014: Gunster.  Also, check out the April 4 letter from Florida Governor Rick Scott congratulating Gunster on its 2014 Healthiest Employers win in Tampa.

Gunster - flu shots

Flu shots are offered at Gunster offices throughout the state. Here, Fort Lauderdale attorneys bare their arms for a little preventive care in October 2013.

Read more about Gunster’s wellness wins in previous years:


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