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[North Carolina] Pay ratio gap widens between chief executives, rank-and-file employees

British American Tobacco Plc, which completed its acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. in June, and Gildan Activewear Inc. are not subject to the CEO pay disclosure because they are foreign-owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2018 14:35
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The Tobacco Industry and Children’s Rights [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 2003 to 2016, tobacco companies successfully engaged with UNICEF on children’s rights issues, during which time UNICEF stopped promoting children’s rights as a justification for tobacco control.... in internal communications, the tobacco industry vie
Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:48
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Age Discrimination Law Protects Applicants, Not Just Employees: US Appeals Court

Law.com
added Apr 27, 2018 00:42
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Macau Casino Employees Less Satisfied in Workplace, but More Confident in Career Outlook

Beginning in 2019, all gaming tables and slot machines must be at least 9.8 feet (three meters) from smoking lounges. The indoor smoking chambers must also feature “negative pressure” ventilation systems that pull in contaminated air and prevents it from
Casino.org
added Apr 26, 2018 18:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farming in Zim: A bitter harvest

Human Rights Watch found that work in tobacco farming in Zimbabwe poses significant risks to children’s health and safety, consistent with our findings in Kazakhstan, the United States, and Indonesia. Children working on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe are exp
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 4, 2018 17:25
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[Alaska] LETTER: Support Senate Bill 63

We have been walking the halls in Juneau this session in support of Senate Bill 63 ...As owners of local bars and restaurants in Fairbanks, we believe that our employees and our customers have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Smokers have been taking
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 20, 2018 17:26
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[Asia-pacific] Bar from Macau casinos repeat tobacco sinners: activists

A Macau gaming labour activist group has called for blacklisting of casino customers repeatedly caught smoking in areas where tobacco use is forbidden. The group’s leader, Cloee Chao (pictured, third right), delivered to the city’s Legislative Assembly
GGRAsia (mo)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] City office forces smokers to wait 45 minutes to enter elevators

IKOMA, Nara Prefecture--The city government here is forcing smokers to undergo a “decontamination” period before they can enter elevators, a health rule praised by some but described as draconian by others. Workers and visitors to the city government of
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:56
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[Africa, Malawi] Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

“Most of the children were occupied with work in their parent’s tobacco fields. The parents felt some work would best be done by their children while they [parents] attended to other duties,” says Mthiko. He adds that duties like sewing tobacco leaves w
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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[UK] LETTERS: Many reasons to be grateful to Bristol’s tobacco women

Jane Nation (Letters, 9 April) gives proper attention to the thousands of women workers who fuelled the success of WD & HO Wills in their Bristol tobacco company, providing the profits for which Bristol University can be thankful. In fact the Wills famil
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:06
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