The NYC Employee Benefits Program and your Union are proud to announce the partnership between Weight Watchers and the City of New York. With the City’s program, employees have access to a subsidy reducing the cost of membership by more than 50% off the regular price. Benefit-eligible dependents (spouses, children 18-26) and retirees can enjoy discounted pricing. Spouses and dependents of retirees are not eligible for the discount. The dollar value of this contribution/benefit will be included as taxable income to the employee.
|Meetings (includes OnlinePlus)|
|Spouses/Domestic Partners/Dependents (over age 18)/Retirees||$30/Month|
|Spouses/Domestic Partners/Dependents (over age 18)/Retirees*||$14/Month|
*Spouses and dependents of retirees are not eligible for the discount.
Before you begin:
The Queens District Attorney’s office beat out 60 other City agencies to win the Weight Watchers enrollment challenge, with an 83% increase in participation. The winners receive a delicious and SmartPoints-friendly lunch with Oprah’s personal Weight Watchers coach, Lisa Levy Shaub, and a feature in Weight Watchers magazine.
Congrats also go out to the 7 other agencies that increased their enrollment by over 25%:
1. Housing and Preservation Development (HPD)
2. Graduate Center (CUNY)
3. City Tech (CUNY)
4. Hunter College (CUNY)
5. Queensborough Community College (CUNY)
6. Department for the Aging (DFTA)
7. LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)
Thanks to all participants -- and especially our dedicated site coordinators – for helping to create a healthier worksite environment for all. More than 1,700 people joined Weight Watchers during the 7-week challenge, and 21 new At-Work meetings were launched.
Weight Watchers is available to City employees at a reduced price, through a partnership between the NYC Employee Benefits Program and your Union. Visit nyc.join.weightwatchers.com to enroll! There are now more than 19,000 people enrolled in the NYC Weight Watchers program, and more than 49,000 pounds have been lost.