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Shaming pictures show America's cruel past when children were forced to work in fields and factories

Amos, six, and Horace, four, were made to work by their father John Neal at a tobacco farm in Albaton, Kentucky, day after day from 'sun-up to sun-down', worming and suckering. Mr Neal, who rented land, said they worked as steadily as adults
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:17
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PwC defends claims of age discrimination in its hiring

The Supreme Court could soon provide clarity on the question. The justices are considering whether to take up a similar class action brought against RJ Reynolds Tobacco, which was sued by a 49-year-old man rejected for a sales position. A three-judge pa
The Australian (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25
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[Asia] Smoking keeps China’s poor mired in poverty, global agencies say

From buying cigarettes to paying hospital bills and losing a breadwinner, the economic burden of tobacco use is crippling, says UN and WHO
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2017 19:48
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[Ireland] Almost 40 jobs to go at cigar factory in town with population of just 3,000 people

A cigar plant in Roscommon is to close with the loss of 38 jobs. The jobs losses will come at the ECMI plant which is located in Ballaghaderreen. ECMI have been making cigars at the plant since 1978 but the viability of the company’s operations has come
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:35
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[Texas] ALLEN: Growing trends argue against any real need for smoking bans

“a vast body of empirical evidence” shows that employees are compensated by their employers with “risk/unpleasantry premiums” that mitigate any “inefficiencies and injustices” of smoke exposure. In other words, a waitress in a bar that allows smoking wi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 14, 2017 00:35
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Answer to Better Health Care: Behavioral Economics?

Dr. Volpp...recently collaborated with CVS Caremark to test which financial incentives are most effective for getting employees to quit smoking...Those offered the reward program were far more likely to accept the challenge than those offered the deposit
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 11:10
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[West Virginia] Casino Employees Seek Continuation of Smoking Ban Exemption

Employees and patrons of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and limited video lottery outlets are urging the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health to keep in place those facilitiesá current exemption from the countyás clear air regulation. The board c
Martins Ferry (OH) Times-Leader
added Apr 13, 2017 11:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01
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[West Virginia] Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Employees Speak Out On Ohio County Smoking Ban

Employees and patrons of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and limited video lottery outlets are urging the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health to keep in place those facilities’ current exemption from the county’s clear air regulation. The board c
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Apr 12, 2017 13:50
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American Inc. revamps its headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem

Dark corridors and closed-off work spaces have been replaced with open, bright areas aimed at fostering collaboration...“We think of our employees as trailblazers thriving together, transforming tobacco. Now, we have the space to support us on that journ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 18:28
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