Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 809 headlines found
The planned closure of Imperial's last factory means there will be no cigarette manufacturing left in Britain. The only other remaining factory in the UK is run by Japan Tobacco International in Northern Ireland. Unite, Britain's largest union, accused
Apr 15, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:24
IMPERIAL Tobacco is facing a backlash after announcing it will close its Lenton factory and cut 540 jobs. It claimed low sales and increased regulation had hit its profits. But it also blamed the growing illicit trade of cigarettes, with research claimin
Apr 16, 2014 Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:22
City Council has approved a change in policy that includes e-cigarettes on the list of banned tobacco use while city workers are on the job. Cigarettes, pipes and snuff are already off limits at work. The council voted on the policy change as part of it
Apr 9, 2014 KBOI-TV 2News (Boise, ID)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:40
tossed a suit by a former Lorillard Tobacco Co. cigarette factory worker's widow blaming asbestos in the air and in free cigarettes for causing his mesothelioma, ruling that an erroneous jury instruction did not prejudice her case.
Feb 14, 2014 Law360
added Feb 18, 2014 01:04
The widow of a former cigarette factory worker lost her bid on Friday for a new trial seeking compensation for her husband's death, contending that he died of exposure to asbestos while working and smoking at a factory that made cigarettes. The 2-1 decis
Feb 14, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2014 12:15
Sheriff Bob Holder snuffed out â€” at least temporarily â€” a plan to ban employee smoking in all county facilities and vehicles when he told Comal commissioners Thursday that he wouldnâ€™t enforce the regulation.
Jan 31, 2014 New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Jan 31, 2014 14:52
Nevada received a grade of "C" on the report card in the category of smokefree air, due to its exemption that leave tens of thousands of Nevada's workers unprotected. The report comes as the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon
Jan 24, 2014 Mesquite (NV) Citizen Journal
added Jan 24, 2014 15:41
[UK-Scotland] How public service pension schemes are funding drone attacks, big tobacco and pollution
Sunday Herald found that public-sector pension funds are supporting more than 100 big corporations blamed for damaging the climate, causing cancer and profiting from conflict. ... Among those funding big tobacco are health groups, cancer hospices, schools
Jan 19, 2014 Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:24
Swift regulation by the FDA will help preserve America's hard-won anti-smoking victory and help ensure that parts of the US economy do not, once again, become dependent on nicotine.
Jan 9, 2014 Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 9, 2014 17:38
Chevrie, standing in a designated smoking area on the campus of UC Riverside and waiting for her shift as a custodian to start, is a holdout in the campus’ plan to go smoke free Jan. 1.
Dec 27, 2013 Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Dec 31, 2013 15:49