Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 806 headlines found
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
campuswide ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes that was to take effect Jan. 1 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has been postponed pending review by unions and faculty.
Dec 25, 2013 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 25, 2013 22:56
Union leaders for one of the largest employers on the Capitol campus notched a win this month, after spending half the year in a contentious workplace dispute about where smokers should be allowed to light up. Under the terms of an arbitrator's Dec. 11
Dec 20, 2013 Roll Call
added Dec 20, 2013 19:00
The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, led by its president Baldemar Velasquez, hand-delivered a letter describing its worker condition concerns to BAT chairman Richard Burrows. Velasquez also made a presentation to the British Parliament on Thursday. The
Dec 16, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 16, 2013 20:13