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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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[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Close the loopholes on indoor air law

The law allows bars to exempt themselves from the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act if food sales make up less than 20 percent of their revenues, and people younger than 18 are prohibited from entering. There once were more than 3,000 such establishments in t
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Sep 28, 2018 14:08
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MSCI Launches Ex Tobacco Involvement Indexes

announced today the launch of a suite of Global Ex Tobacco Involvement Indexes. “There is growing demand for exclusionary indexes globally, including interest among the world’s largest pension and endowment funds for tobacco exclusion benchmarks”
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2018 03:56
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[Ireland] CLARK: Cadging a cigarette a sure way to find out what is going on at work

Today’s offices are full of people staring at their screens at open-plan desks with headphones jammed unsociably over their ears to block out noise. And, thankfully, far fewer smoke. Design solutions Thus we are seeing a number of design “solutions” to m
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 24, 2018 22:26
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[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
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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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[Pennsylvania] 10 Years After Passage Of Clean Indoor Air Act, Lawmakers Want To Close Exemptions

More than 2,300 establishments in Pennsylvania still allow indoor smoking, according to the Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco. Two bills, one in the state House and the other in the state Senate, would close the loopholes. Both are awaiting actio
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:46
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