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ARCHIVE: Ethical Concerns in Tobacco Control Nonsmoker and “Nonnicotine” Hiring Policies: The Implications of Employment Restrictions for Tobacco Control.

However, these arguments are problematic: not only can hiring restrictions come into conflict with broader antismoking goals, but they also raise significant problems of their own.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 10, 2013 15:32

[Australia] Union agrees to staff working with puffing punters

THE union representing hospitality workers, United Voice, has dropped its opposition to smoking by high rollers in VIP gaming rooms in a deal struck over James Packer's proposed $1 billion hotel and casino at Barangaroo.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:45

[Gibraltar, Spain] ASCTEG challenges Madrid's tobacco frontier quota cut

Spanish workers association ASCTEG is taking legal advice with a view to launching a judicial appeal of unconstitutionality against the decision by the Spanish Government to limit the quantity of cigarettes that Campo frontier workers can buy in Gibralta
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:15

[Pakistan] Terminated workers’ protest against tobacco firm enters fourth day

SWABI - The protest of workers, who were terminated from a tobacco multinational company, has entered fourth day, and the protesters have vowed that they would not allow the reopening of the company until their demands are met.
The Nation (pk)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:04

[Gibraltar, Spain] Campo fears frontier tobacco clampdown will increase smuggling

The Spanish Government's plan to cut the tobacco allowance for border commuters has drawn a mixed response in the Campo de Gibraltar. Tobacconists welcomed the move but workers' associations said it would lead to more smuggling, rather than less as is in
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:39

Dick Meister: Danger and death in the tobacco fields

There are nearly 100,000 tobacco harvesters, some as young as 12, most of them Mexican immigrants. They work during the summer in the tobacco fields of North Carolina, the country's leading tobacco producer. As the AFL-CIO, its Farm Labor Organizing Comm
San Francisco Bay Guardian
added Sep 26, 2012 12:25

[Philippines] 30M tobacco industry workers may lose jobs

FILIPINO tobacco growers on Monday joined a global petition against a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to regulate tobacco growing, saying the move would result in the loss of more than 30 million jobs.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 17, 2012 17:08

[Ohio] Bay Village to only hire tobacco-free workers, bans smoking outside of municipal buildings

Future employees will be tested for nicotine
WEWS NewsNet5 (Cleveland, OH)
added Aug 29, 2012 21:24

[Indiana] Lawmakers Could Revisit Smoking's Effect On Insurance Rates

One idea that has been floated is allowing employers to charge higher insurance premiums or co-pays for people who smoke or have other unhealthy habits. Indiana AFL-CIO President Nancy Guyott says the union would fight that idea if it is proposed. She wa
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 28, 2012 08:23

Health Ministers and Union agree on tobacco company lobbying

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation congratulates Health Ministers Tony Ryall and Tariana Turia on their firm stand on tobacco control in the face of British American Tobacco's (BAT) campaign to advertise and lobby against plain packaging of cigarettes w
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 07:18
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