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[South Carolina] Proposal would allow SC employers decline to hire smokers

Columbia (SC) State
added Apr 10, 2013 15:04
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[South Carolina] Senate bill would let employers light up smokers' private lives

Sen. Kevin Bryant of Anderson wants people to know he is not targeting smokers. But a bill of his being considered this week in a Senate subcommittee would allow businesses to take personnel action against workers who use tobacco away from the workplace.
Greenville (SC) News
added Apr 10, 2013 14:58
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[North Carolina] Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.: real implications for ERISA’s “hypothetical prudent fiduciary” standard

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued an opinion and final judgment ruling in favor of defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) in a nationwide class action asserting breach of fiduciary dut
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:02
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[Canada] ‘We drink. We swear. We don’t f—ing smoke’: Firm’s ban on hiring smokers leaves people asking ‘Who’s next?’

At Momentous Corp., they don’t track vacation or sick days. Staffers can bring their dogs in to the office. The Ottawa Internet firm takes pride in being different, as evidenced by its website, where you will find, in large letters: “We drink. We swear.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2013 10:55
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[Greece] British American Tobacco Hellas

British American Tobacco has a strong presence in the global tobacco industry more than 100 years. In Greece occupies the second position in the industry with a market share of 20.5% in 2012. The benefits offered by the company staff is oriented care. Em
To Vina (gr)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:39
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ROSENTHAL: Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The conflict between human need and corporate greed drives the smoking habit. Until this conflict is resolved, workers will smoke to distract themselves from their powerlessness and calm their rage.
Dissident Voice (blog)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:57
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[Nepal] Govt unlikely to meet pay demands of Janakpur Cigarette workers

The government may not fulfill all the demands of employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory on golden handshake, a team that recently conducted a study on the state-owned enterprise´s status has indicated.
Republica (np)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:20
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[Zimbabwe] BAT trustees notarise deed

TRUSTEES of the British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Tobacco Empowerment Trust yesterday notarised the deed of trust formalising the operations of the empowerment vehicle that will benefit thousands of tobacco growers, particularly women and the youth.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:10
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Hiring Bans on Smokers Still Controversial

Healthcare facilities that won't hire smokers may produce better health outcomes overall, but do they challenge medicine's basic tenet to care for all individuals? That was the quandary posed by two opposing Perspective articles online in the New Englan
MedPage Today
added Mar 29, 2013 10:43
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HAMBLIN: Smokers Still Potentially Employable

Companies in 21 U.S. states can and do categorically refuse to hire people who smoke tobacco. Leading bioethicists today agreed with a majority of Americans that this is unethical.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 28, 2013 16:39
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