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Ability to Quit Smoking Linked to Higher Wages

In a working paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, research economists Julie L. Hotchkiss and M. Melinda Pitts studied the relationship between smoking and wages. Using data from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Cu
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jul 21, 2013 05:19
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New study shows effects of smoking on employee wages

Those who quit smoking for at least a year, according to a recent study, earned higher wages than smokers and people who never picked up the habit. It is better to have smoked and stopped than never to have smoked at all, according to new research by t
Deseret News
added Jul 21, 2013 05:17
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Quitters Can Win, It Seems / Fed Researchers Find Ex-Smokers Earn Higher Wages Than Smokers and Non-Smokers

Yahoo! Finance
added Jul 20, 2013 14:07
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Study says you'll earn more if you start smoking, then quit

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta found that nonsmokers make only 95 percent of what former smokers do, and current smokers a dismal 80 percent. According to economist Melinda Pitts, "It takes a special person to quit an addictive behavior, and there is a h
msnNOW.com
added Jul 20, 2013 14:07
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[Canada] Smokers cost employers $3000 a year in breaks: study

A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:10
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[Canada] Smokers cost employers $3000 a year in breaks: study

A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:08
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[Florida] 2 Fla hospitals seeking smoke-free workers

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
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 15, 2013 17:57
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[Florida] Baptist, Sacred Heart hospitals to stop hiring tobacco users Jan. 1

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.
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 14, 2013 10:46
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[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
National Law Review
added Jul 13, 2013 22:07
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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
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