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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco workers ‘furious’ over JTI’s plan to close DB scheme

Tobacco workers at Gallaher’s are “furious” over its parent company’s plans to close its final salary defined benefit scheme to future accrual. According to union Unite, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) plans to close the UK scheme on 31 December 2017
Pensions Age Magazine (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 12:18
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Macy's Lawsuit: SelfHelpWorks Offers Clarity For Wellness Programs

“The important thing to note here is that Macy’s did in fact offer their smokers a tobacco cessation program that would allow them to qualify for the tobacco-free health insurance rates,” said Noar. “However, the Reasonable Alternative requirements are c
PR Web
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
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[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50
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[UK] 34 per cent of construction workers suffer from mental illness

​”We found that mental illness affects all ages and genders and rather than seek help, one fifth of workers are turning to alcohol and cigarettes to self-medicate and have increased their drinking and smoking as a result of their mental state. This stati
Construction Industry News (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ex-industrial workers stage sit-in to seek reinstatement

The sacked employees of Philip Morris Pakistan, Frontier Sugar Mills and Pakistan Tobacco Company on Tuesday took out a procession and staged sit-in outside Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building to demand their reinstatement with provision of all incentive
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 21, 2017 00:47
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[Australia] Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside Victoria's public hospitals could be reviewed because health workers are being attacked and abused while trying to police the policy.
The Age (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:08
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Wellness Company Gives Organizations Resources to Tackle Employee Smoking

SelfHelpWorks interventions are curriculum-driven, just like an e-university course... LivingFree is a scientifically-based online cognitive behavioral training course designed to eliminate cravings and end physical and emotional dependence on tobacco -
PR Newswire
added Sep 14, 2017 14:22
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Smoking remains one of China’s burning problems

But Wu’s experience reflects a national trend: local campaigns are beginning to turn the tide against workplace smoking, experts say, even while enforcement remains uneven. The statistics are startling: more than 54 per cent of Chinese people who work in
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:20
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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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