Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers 1,590 headlines found

13 Views

[North Carolina] Reynolds' strategy: Transform an industry

"I am absolutely confident that our journey to transforming the tobacco industry is enhanced by this transaction. "After 139 years operating in the Triad, Reynolds American remains committed to the region and to continuing to be an engine for regional ec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:16
13 Views

[UK] Prison staff fuming after smoking ban put on hold ($$)

A pilot scheme to ban smoking in prisons in the south west has been abandoned because it was feared that it could provoke disturbances. Prison governors were told last year by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) that a decision had been made t
Times Of London (uk)
added May 12, 2014 10:27
13 Views

[UK] ASH Briefing for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health: TOBACCO FRONT GROUPS & THIRD PARTY LOBBYING TACTICS (PDF)

Big Tobacco is increasingly resorting to the use of front groups and third party advocates to peddle its interests and influence policy outcomes. The use of such groups to influence public health policies is an explicit tobacco industry strategy revealed
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Apr 29, 2014 11:50
13 Views

[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
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:24
13 Views

[Australia] Cigarettes coming in from countries using children to grow tobacco

Australia's cigarette trade is being propped up by the exploitation of children -... almost 3000 tonnes of tobacco were imported last year from countries using child labour to cultivate crops.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:02
13 Views

Estimating the cost of a smoking employee

Employees who smoke impose significant excess costs on private employers. The results of this study may help inform employer decisions about tobacco-related policies.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2013 00:06
13 Views

Russian ‘smokers’ rights’ movement holds founding convention

a ‘smokers’ rights’ movement headed by a flamboyant Soviet-era actor has been formed to “protect the rights and dignity” of Russians who light up. Members of the All-Russian Movement for Smokers’ Rights voted during their founding convention to collect
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 26, 2013 11:26
13 Views

[Nepal] Govt unlikely to meet pay demands of Janakpur Cigarette workers

The government may not fulfill all the demands of employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory on golden handshake, a team that recently conducted a study on the state-owned enterprise´s status has indicated.
Republica (np)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:20
12 Views

[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50
12 Views

[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines