Equinox salaries revealed: Here’s how much its employees make

  • Equinox — a subsidiary of The Related Companies, which also owns SoulCycle, Pure Yoga, and Blink Fitness — currently operates more than 100 luxury clubs in the US, Canada, and the UK.
  • Despite the pandemic’s blow to the fitness industry, Equinox has added new revenue streams like its Variis by Equinox mobile app and an e-commerce site of exercise and wellness products called The Shop. 
  • Business Insider analyzed the US Office of Foreign Labor Certification’s 2020 disclosure data for permanent and temporary foreign workers at Equinox to see the salaries for various roles within the company.
  • Here’s how much Equinox pays employees working as engineers, data scientists, analysts, and more.
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Equinox is evolving from a luxury gym chain to a full-fledged lifestyle company. 

The fitness brand — a subsidiary of The Related Companies, which also owns SoulCycle, Pure Yoga, and Blink Fitness — currently operates more than 100 clubs in the US, Canada, and the UK. Equinox’s high-end gyms are widely known as the upper echelon of fitness, with monthly memberships ranging from $185 to $220 a month, including its top membership that goes for $500 per month with a $750 initiation fee.  

Beyond its traditional gyms, Equinox also operates six deluxe sports clubs, which include full-service restaurants, lounge areas, expanded group fitness studios, swimming pools, and dedicated sports facilities comprised of tennis and basketball courts. In 2019, Equinox also ventured into hospitality, opening its first hotel in Manhattan.

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While both gyms and hotels alike have taken a hit during the pandemic, Equinox has continued to find new revenue streams and strategies to keep members engaged.

In March, the company rolled out the Variis by Equinox mobile app, which allows users to stream virtual classes from their favorite trainers, and grants extended access to classes from Equinox’s sister companies, like SoulCycle and Pure Yoga. Users can currently test out a seven-day free trial of the app before signing up for memberships that start at $39.99 a month. 

In addition, Equinox has doubled down on e-commerce by launching a new site called The Shop in October, which features a curated selection of apparel and wellness products.

As the brand looks ahead to a post-pandemic world, it plans to continue to build its luxury fitness and lifestyle empire. Equinox currently has more than 18,000 employees and is hiring for more than 100 more, with openings in categories like data engineering, software development, and design. 

The Office of Foreign Labor Certification discloses annual salary data after US companies report the base compensation offered to employees when filing paperwork for visas on behalf of current or prospective foreign workers. For the US, Business Insider’s research shows that Equinox recently applied for 27 H-1B visas. All but one position was listed at the company’s New York City headquarters. 

In most cases, Equinox’s salaries fell into the

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Emmes Employees Co-Author COVID-19 Vaccine Report for the New England Journal of Medicine

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Emmes today announced that it provided the data and statistical analysis support for a Phase 1 clinical trial of an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, mRNA-1273, that enrolled adult volunteers.   The results of this clinical trial were published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) on September 29.

Three Emmes employees were among the co-authors of the recent report, “Safety and Immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Older Adults.”  The employees are Jim Albert, lead project manager; Dr. Mat Makowski, senior biostatistician; and Kaitlyn Cross, senior biostatistician.

In its role as the statistical and data collection and coordination center, Emmes managed development of the statistical analysis plan and performed all data analysis. 

The recent NEJM publication focused on the immune response to the vaccine and whether the vaccine produced any adverse effects in two groups of older adults (56 to 70 years or ≥ 71 years). An earlier report in NEJM described findings from a Phase 1 trial of the mRNA-1273 candidate vaccine in adults ages 18 to 55 years old.

According to Albert, “It’s an honor to contribute to a study targeted on finding a vaccine for COVID-19 and to participate in writing two articles published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine during the same year.”

He added, “The whole world is watching the results of this and other vaccine trials, as we move closer to finding safe, effective ways to address this devastating disease.”

The first part of the Phase 1 trial, which began in March, tested 45 adults, while the subsequent portion enrolled 40 older adults during April and May.  As described in the Preliminary Report published in NEJM in July, this was a dose-escalation, open-label trial to assess the safety of the mRNA-1273 vaccine and its ability to induce an immune response.  Both papers concluded that adverse effects were predominantly mild or moderate in severity.  The side effects, such as fatigue, chills and headache, were found to be dose-dependent and were more common after the second immunization. According to this Sept. 29 report, volunteers receiving the 100 mcg dose produced a stronger antibody response than the 25 mcg dose. This observation supported the use of the 100 mcg dose vaccine in a Phase 3 trial of the candidate.

The trial was conducted at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Vaccine Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  The vaccine was co-developed by researchers at the Vaccine Research Center, NIAID and at Moderna, Inc.  Moderna, Inc. manufactured and provided the vaccine candidate.

“COVID-19 is the latest in a long history of infectious disease research that Emmes has supported,” noted Dr. Christine Dingivan, Emmes president and chief executive officer.  “This includes H1N1 influenza, SARS, Ebola and Zika.  Our team has spent many long hours – nights and weekends – collecting and evaluating the statistical data,

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Klick Health Rolls Out Mobile Flu Shot Clinics to Employees’ Homes

Company takes its annual flu shot program on the road to help keep its people healthy and happy during pandemic

For the first time ever, Klick Health has taken its in-office flu shot clinic on the road in keeping with its people-first culture and commitment to help keep its team members and their families healthy and happy.

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A registered nurse gives copywriter Ammie Matte the flu shot in Klick Health’s Mobile Flu Shot Clinic outside her Toronto home on October 28, 2020. Matte is one of hundreds of Klick employees who signed up for the unique program as the company continues to adapt its people-first programs during the pandemic. (Photo: Business Wire)

Klick’s Mobile Flu Shot Clinics are pulling up and parking outside the homes of hundreds of its Toronto-based team members, who signed up for the unique pilot program, over the next two weeks. The company transformed two Sprinter Cargo Vans into flu shot clinics, complete with Registered Nurses, and is working in partnership with leading local medical clinics to administer the flu shots.

“The safety and wellbeing of our team is paramount,” said Chief People Officer Glenn Zujew. “That’s why we’re taking our normal in-office flu shot clinic on the road and are literally rolling it out to hundreds of Klicksters’ homes. It’s another example of our people-first culture and how we’ve been adapting our internal programs with different, out-of-the-box thinking to keep our Klicksters as happy, healthy, and engaged as ever.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself and the people around you from flu, and to help reduce the strain on healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Klick has hosted in-office flu shot clinics for several years but decided to adapt the program during COVID-19 for its growing team. Klick has also responded to the pandemic by moving to virtual operations ahead of the curve and adapting all of its communications, training, onboarding, fitness, and other internal programs. In the spring, it launched the Klick Shop, giving every Klickster $500 to spend on desks, ergonomic chairs, monitors, headsets, and other items to help make their work-from-home experience more comfortable.

About Klick Health
Klick Health is the world’s largest independent commercialization partner for life sciences. For over two decades, Klick has been laser focused on developing, launching, and supporting life sciences brands to maximize their full market potential. Follow Klick Health on Twitter at @KlickHealth. For more information on joining Klick, go to klick.com.

About Klick Group
The Klick Group of companies—Klick Health (including Klick Katalyst), Klick Media Group, Klick Applied Sciences (including Klick Labs), Klick Consulting, Klick Ventures, and Sensei Labs—is an ecosystem of brilliant talent collectively working to maximize their people and clients’ full potential. Established in 1997, Klick has teams in New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, and across North America. Klick has consistently been

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CVS adding 15,000 employees ahead of flu season, coronavirus vaccine rollout

CVS Health announced Monday that the company would hire thousands of workers to fill positions ahead of an anticipated rise in coronavirus and seasonal flu cases this fall and the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The company said in a statement that the hirings would take place across the fourth quarter of 2020. Many of the positions are temporary with the potential of being extended to full employment.

“Additional team members typically are needed every flu season,” said Lisa Bisaccia, the company’s top HR official. “However, we’re estimating a much greater need for trained pharmacy technicians this year given the continued presence of COVID-19 in our communities.”

“These jobs offer a rewarding career opportunity, with flexible hours, advancement potential and a supportive environment while helping people on their path to better health,” Bisaccia added.

CVS executives added in the news release that the company was advocating for regulations to be amended to allow for pharmacy technicians to administer vaccines under the supervision of a certified pharmacist, a move CVS argued would “help fill the urgent need to safely and quickly scale distribution of a vaccine and extend the capacity of the health care workforce to address the pandemic.”

“By leveraging CVS Health’s innovation and technology, we can help get more Americans back to work from the convenience of their own homes, where they can contribute to the company’s ongoing efforts to help solve the country’s health care challenges,” said Jeffrey Lackey, CVS’s vice president of talent acquisition.

More than 8 million Americans have been infected with coronavirus since the pandemic began. The White House launched Operation Warp Speed, a program aimed at providing funding and cutting red tape for companies working to develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19, earlier this year but it remains unclear if a workable vaccine will finish development this year.

Pfizer, a leading company at work developing a COVID-19 vaccine, said in recent days that it would not seek emergency authorization for its vaccine before the election, a possibility that President TrumpDonald John TrumpPolice say man dangling off Trump Tower Chicago demanding to speak with Trump Fauci says he was ‘absolutely not’ surprised Trump got coronavirus after Rose Garden event Biden: Trump ‘continues to lie to us’ about coronavirus MORE has raised in recent months.

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Costco employees save dentist who collapsed in Mason store

MASON, Ohio — Dr. Rick Silverman was enjoying a September afternoon off with his wife browsing the electronics department at the Mason Costco store, when tragedy suddenly struck.

“We were walking down the aisle, something caught my eye and then my eyes went dark,” he said.

Silverman, a 55-year-old husband, father and oral surgeon, collapsed in the middle of the store in full cardiac arrest.

Thankfully there were two Costco employees close by who jumped into action so Silverman’s story could be rewritten from one of tragedy to one of survival.

JT Shlotman, who works Costco security, and optometrist Rhonda Baria are two of three Mason Costco employees who are training in CPR. They’re always scheduled to work during the same shift, so when they realized Silverman was in trouble, they grabbed a nearby defibrillator and got to work. Baria had already started chest compressions when Shlotman arrived.

“I noticed her kind of tire a little bit,” Shlotman said. “Someone brought me the AED, got it all set up. Rhonda put the pads on.”

In that moment, Baria said she was determined to do everything she could to save Silverman.

“Just having his wife right there with me the whole time, and I thought I’m not gonna see this go wrong,” Baria said.

Silverman’s wife said she was grateful for the Costco employees, who acted as a polished, well-oiled machine to save her husband’s life.

Silverman now has a machine implanted in his heart that acts like the tiny version of a defibrillator to keep it going. He said medics told him it was the employees’ quick thinking and the use of the AED that ultimately saved his life.

“If they didn’t react with the timing they did and know to use it immediately, I might not be here. I would not be here.” he said. “I feel like I met my guardian angels.”

Silverman and his wife reunited with the employees inside the Costco warehouse and exchanged thank you gifts and socially-distant foot-bumps instead of hugs because of COVID-19.

Silverman joked about Baria being the “one that was on top of him” during the life-saving moments in the store. But joking aside, it’s clear that everyone involved has been changed by what happened, including the employees that stepped in to help.

“I’ve met a few of his patients, his brother.” Shlotman said. “It’s emotional, you don’t really think about it at the time.”

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