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Russian ‘smokers’ rights’ movement holds founding convention

a ‘smokers’ rights’ movement headed by a flamboyant Soviet-era actor has been formed to “protect the rights and dignity” of Russians who light up. Members of the All-Russian Movement for Smokers’ Rights voted during their founding convention to collect
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 26, 2013 11:26
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PHOTO: North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

African American women were the primary leaf workers in the Winston-Salem tobacco industry, and formed the United Tobacco Workers Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Works of America-Congress on Industrial Organizations (FTACIO). ... La
Beach Carolina Magazine
added Apr 17, 2013 13:30
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[Canada] Smokers most common in construction, mining, oil and gas: Report

according to a Conference Board of Canada report. By occupation, 28 per cent of trades, transport and equipment operators smoked in 2011. Processing, manufacturing and utilities occupations had an employee smoking rate of 24 per cent, while 23 per cent o
Canadian HR Reporter (ca)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:40
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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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