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Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Skies

(AFA) fought relentlessly to achieve this major victory for our crew and passengers as well as the standard it set for workplaces around the country. AFA took on the tobacco industry and brought public pressure to prohibit smoking by raising two main co
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2015 20:13

Smokefree Skies Memory Book

Do you remember smoking on airplanes? Feel free to read the amazing stories in our Smokefree Skies Memory Book and to submit your own! "For those non-smoking flight attendants who flew before the smoking ban, the cabin conditions were horrific. Indelib
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:41

[Illinois] Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies -- CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the epic battle waged to achieve smoke-free skies.
PR Newswire
added Feb 23, 2015 21:59

What Airlines Were Like Before the Smoke Cleared

If you think the air travel experience generally stinks now, consider what it was like before smoking was banned on domestic flights 25 years ago. Tracy Sear, a flight attendant with US Airways, was looking over some Facebook posts from colleagues recal
New York Times
added Feb 23, 2015 15:31

[Arizona] County approves health care surcharge for smoking employees

Pima County employees got a clear message from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday: smoke or use nicotine and it will cost you. It's already costing all of us, officials said, citing an estimated annual increase of $5,800 in county health expenses per ea
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Feb 21, 2015 22:16

CUNNINGHAMS/GRIMES: Smoking ban good for diners, workers

Our restaurants, the Colonial Cottage in Edgewood and the York Street Café in Newport, went smoke-free voluntarily, yet we firmly believe that all Kentucky restaurants should be smoke-free with the passage of a statewide, smoke-free law.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 21, 2015 20:54

[North Carolina] Plaintiff: Don’t decertify lawsuit against Reynolds

At its essence, the lawsuit is about whether the fiduciaries of the Reynolds employee retirement plan “undertook the appropriate investigation into the prudence of removing the Nabisco funds from the tobacco plan” and whether “prudence would have compell
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 19, 2015 11:37

[North Carolina] Reynolds donates $10 million to nonprofits

It is the fifth year that Reynolds has announced its nonprofit charitable giving. The amount was $11.6 million in 2013, $7.7 million in 2012, $10 million in 2011 and $10.2 million in 2010.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 12:13

[UK] Will your JOB send you to an early grave? Millions say stress from work has driven them to eat junk, smoke, drink more alcohol and exercise less

Many feel their work life is leading them to eating a poor diet, preventing them from doing enough exercise and leading to excess drinking and smoking. The survey was carried out by the British Heart Foundation, which is now calling on employers to encou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:08

Philip Morris International Recognized as One of Europe’s Top Employers for Third Consecutive Year

today was named as a top employer in Europe for the third consecutive year, in recognition of the high standards of excellence in its working environment. Certification is the result of independent assessment by the Top Employers Institute, which also rec
Business Wire
added Feb 10, 2015 22:19
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