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[North Carolina] Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.: real implications for ERISA’s “hypothetical prudent fiduciary” standard

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued an opinion and final judgment ruling in favor of defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) in a nationwide class action asserting breach of fiduciary dut
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:02
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[Greece] British American Tobacco Hellas

British American Tobacco has a strong presence in the global tobacco industry more than 100 years. In Greece occupies the second position in the industry with a market share of 20.5% in 2012. The benefits offered by the company staff is oriented care. Em
To Vina (gr)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:39
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[Indonesia] Minister Calls for Delay on Smoking Regulations

Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar called on Wednesday for a delay . . . some 500,000 people stand to suffer job losses if the new law passes, and said the law failed to account for the interests of tobacco farmers and clove cigarette
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:35
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[Pakistan] Tobacco firm workers vow struggle for rights

Workers of a multinational tobacco company have vowed to continue struggle for securing their rights entitled to them under local and international labour laws.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:47
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Altria to close 2 tobacco facilities affecting 580 workers

it will close manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania and Illinois by early 2018, affecting about 580 workers. The company said about 200 jobs in different states will be available for those workers, if they choose to transfer. Altria did not say how man
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 27, 2016 19:40
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the economics of tobacco: how does where people live and work impact smoking?

Throughout the month of August, Truth Initiative is highlighting the ways that socioeconomic disparities impact tobacco use. To learn more about the research, read the Achieving Health Equity in Tobacco Control report from a consortium of public health o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The Rakyat Post Proposal: No job offers for smokers

A Kedah state executive councillor today proposed that only candidates who do not smoke be considered for employment in the public or private sectors. Datuk Dr Leong Yong Kong, who is in charge of the health portfolio, said this condition could be a prel
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 20:24
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[North Carolina] SWEDA: May 5, 2016 – a RAIny day in Winston-Salem

During the question & answer session, several speakers raised the issue of working conditions for farm workers. Hillary Laslo, a FLOC member from Toledo, OH, spoke of abusive conditions on the farm and the fear of retaliation. Julie Taylor, the ex-Direc
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 13, 2016 19:57
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Pepsico, Philip Morris Face Human Rights Resolutions

Shareholders of a handful of companies, including Pepsico Inc., may be voting on a new human rights proposal submitted by the AFL-CIO Reserve Fund this year... The resolution was also submitted to a number of tobacco companies, including Reynolds America
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:24
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[Asia] Tobacco industry robs Bangladesh child workers of childhood

Child labour in tobacco processing and bidi factories is banned in Bangladesh. But a large number of children continue to be employed in these hazardous activities for a living. During a recent visit to the northern district of Lalmonirhat, children we
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jan 30, 2016 21:40
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