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[UK] PRESS DIGEST - RUSSIA - Jan 25

Russia's Health Ministry supports th Russia's Health Ministry supports the idea of making smokers work longer hours to compensate for the time they spend on smoking breaks, the daily says.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 16:40
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Party-Line Vote Protects Child Labor at Tobacco Farms in Virginia

In an unrecorded party-line vote, House Republicans killed a bill Tuesday evening that would have cracked down on child labor at tobacco farms in Virginia. Two Democrats on the panel voted against killing the bill, although they were unable to persuade th
Oak Hill and Herndon (VA) Connection
added Jan 25, 2017 14:57
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[Kentucky] Ky. Tobacco Farm Settles Wage Claims By H-2A Workers ($$)

A Kentucky federal judge on Monday signed off on a settlement between a tobacco farm and six agricultural workers hired under H-2A visas who alleged they were stiffed on minimum and overtime wages. Planck Farm, B.S. Land and Cattle Co. LLC and several r
Law360
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37
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[North Carolina] Game-changer bonuses made to Reynolds employees tied to integration

Reynolds American Inc. did not disclose how much it spent on an incentive initiative tied to the smooth integration of Newport. It is likely that cost information will be disclosed in its fiscal 2016 report due out next month. Reynolds American Inc. conf
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 17:33
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Moranda Smith worked to educate and unionize workers at Reynolds, other Southern tobacco plants in ‘40s

When Klan members heard of her visit to Florida, they tried to force a black worker into divulging her whereabouts. They beat him and threatened him, but he stayed silent. Smith heard of the attack and was furious. Her friends said she walked down the m
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2017 19:07
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[North Carolina] BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operations

“BAT is confident that not only will the great majority of jobs in the Reynolds family of companies be preserved following completion, but in the future, as a stronger, combined organization, we believe there is a possibility of U.S. job growth and expans
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 16:11
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[UK] Tobacco giant set to unveil £4m investment in Southampton site after agreeing £40.8bn takeover

BAT – one of Southampton’s biggest employers – has agreed a £40.8 billion takeover... It comes in the same week that company is due to unveil a £4m investment in its Southampton site which will become the home of its Global Supply Network Operation.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:05
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[Michigan] Pay raises, nicotine tests included in agreement between city, police unions

Similar to other city employees, police employees who smoke or chew tobacco are penalized. Subject to annual cotinine tests for nicotine in the body, employees failing the test in 2016-17 must pay 5 percent of their health insurance premiums.
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Jan 16, 2017 21:50
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[UK-Scotland] NHS staff accuse smoking colleagues of compromising patient safety with cigarette breaks

employees claim some staff are leaving Glasgow’s new hospital more frequently to smoke leaving wards dangerously understaffed. Due to the size of the hospital and smoking regulations, which require staff to leave the grounds, they say staff are away from
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:24
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[Asia-pacific] 21 foreigners nabbed over illegal cigarettes in Singapore

The duo were among 21 foreign workers on work permits caught last year, for their involvement in duty-unpaid cigarette activities, said a media release from the Singapore Customs Thursday. In response to queries from The Straits Times, a spokesman said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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