Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers 1,715 headlines found

1 View

Helping to make new parents’ lives that little bit easier: BAT pledges new benefits for all new parents worldwide

Effective globally from 1 January 2019, the new initiative insists on a minimum of 16 weeks’ fully paid maternity leave for new mothers and adoptive parents and also includes a return to work guarantee, flexible working opportunities and an online advice
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:16
1 View

Advocates urge UN body to shut door on Big Tobacco

Opponents of Big Tobacco say a decision by the International Labor Organization to stop accepting funds from the industry is a step in the right direction, but are urging the U.N.-backed agency to go further and "completely shut the door."
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 12, 2018 20:41
1 View

[UK] Tube strike 2018: rail militants heaping strike misery branded 'hypocrites' for investing union funds in tobacco, banking and privatised water

The RMT union, whose leaders boast of its commitment to the downfall of capitalism, has amassed an investment portfolio worth nearly £20 million. It includes £627,000 worth of shares in cigarette giant British American Tobacco, some £1.5 million in ener
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:03
1 View

Pressure builds on ILO to cut tobacco ties

More than 100 groups urged the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to stop taking money from tobacco companies as the UN body prepared on Wednesday to once again debate the controversial issue.
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:29
1 View

Home health and community care workers’ occupational exposure to second-hand smoke: A rapid literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure to SHS is likely to be common for workers who enter private homes to provide care. There is a need for research to understand the number of workers exposed to SHS, and the frequency, duration and intensity of the exposure. Guidance should be dev
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:21
1 View

[Ohio] Not hiring smokers is discriminatory, groups say

Smokers’ rights groups and civil liberties advocates contend that the growing trend of not hiring smokers in Ohio is discriminatory and could lead to bans against hiring others at risk of missing work. “What about women of childbearing age? Will they b
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:40
1 View

JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
1 View

Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
Law360
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57
1 View

[Ohio] POLITICS Toledo-based union relieved after judge blocks North Carolina's Farm Act

President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour of a tobacco worker's field near Dudley, North Carolina in 2014
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Sep 21, 2018 21:11
1 View

[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
Rare
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines