Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 1,619 headlines found
If you want to work for Baptist Health Care and Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, you'll have to give up smoking. Beginning Jan. 1, the hospital will expand its smoking policy, which already prohibits the use of tobacco products by employees, pati
Jul 14, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 15, 2013 17:57
the new policy expands the scope of the ban, ensuring that newly hired employees of the hospital and hospital-owned clinics and other facilities don't use tobacco off the job, whether they're doctors, secretaries or janitors.
Jul 14, 2013 Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 14, 2013 10:46
[Missouri] A Bad Smoke Break: Stringent Documentation of Work Rules Defends Against Unemployment Claims
One day, he disappeared during dinner service and was found 20 minutes later smoking and talking on his cell phone in the parking lot. He was fire ... the Missouri Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the employer, it was a time-consuming and expensive und
Jul 13, 2013 National Law Review
added Jul 13, 2013 22:07
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.
Nov 1, 2012 American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 10, 2013 15:32
The state government has refused to address claims that staff exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke at James Packer's proposed casino at Barangaroo will be risking their health. Anti-smoking groups on Monday criticised the government's conditional appr
Jul 9, 2013 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:34
’s not uncommon to see a 9-year-old unwinding with a glass of strong rice wine and a cigarette, shortly after setting down a load that weighs more than he does.
Jul 8, 2013 New York Times Blogs
added Jul 8, 2013 09:17
The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Jul 4, 2013 Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46
With just days to go before two of the city's most prestigious hospitals refuse to hire smokers, the ban has relit a debate about the wisdom of regulating workers' behavior away from the workplace.
Jun 28, 2013 Reuters
added Jun 29, 2013 11:00
ILRF lauds the US Government’s decision today to suspend Bangladesh from the Generalized System of Preferences trade program ... the tobacco industry was the largest beneficiary of Bangladesh’s GSP program, accounting for over $11 million in tobacco expor
Jun 25, 2013 International Labor Rights Forum
added Jun 28, 2013 15:26
Smoking bans on all company property both indoors and outdoors should be a visible part of a comprehensive non-smoking policy in Canadian workplaces, according to a new Conference Board of Canada report. Additional measures, such as smoking cessation prog
Jun 18, 2013 Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 18, 2013 11:03