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UBEL: Is Your Boss Discriminating Against You Because You Smoke?

Almost half of the companies who charge smokers more for health insurance are breaking the law. Among those companies imposing surcharges on tobacco users, 47% didn't offer tobacco cessation programs, putting them in direct violation of the law.
Forbes
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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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
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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
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Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42
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[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh seeks smokers fee for city employees

Starting in January, the city will charge about one-third of its 3,000 employees an additional $50 per month for health care premiums if they continue to use tobacco products, officials said Friday. At least one union is objecting to the added fee. Jane
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Oct 6, 2018 15:43
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JTI Declared Top Employer in Africa for Second Consecutive Year

cements the Company's reputation as an employer that puts people first. In addition, JTI has been certified as a Top Employer in nine African countries, seven of which - Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Tunisia - have been accre
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:21
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British American Tobacco - A Top Employer in Africa

Only the organisations that achieve certification in at least four countries within the region earn the special 2019 Top Employers Africa recognition. BAT (British American Tobacco) has achieved the African certification for the second year in a row, hav
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:20
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[Pennsylvania] Smoker’s fee? City employees who use tobacco will pay monthly premium in Pittsburgh

There will be a $50 monthly premium surcharge to each employee who uses tobacco products, according to a letter sent to employees. Employees must complete and sign an affidavit, stating whether or not they are a tobacco user or a non-tobacco user, acc
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 7, 2018 19:41
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Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa Third Year in a Row

This award recognizes our efforts to provide the right challenges, support, and development to our employees so they can focus on driving our company’s transformation towards a smoke-free future.”
Business Wire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:21
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Top Employers Institute Releases the Coveted List of Africa's Top Employers 2019

South Africa Philip Morris International Philip Morris Services – BDL Algerie Algeria Philip Morris Misr LLC Egypt Philip Morris Maroc SARL Morocco / JTI Algeria Algeria JTI Egypt Egypt JTI Morocco Morocco / South Africa British American
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:20
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