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Big Business Ready for War... Against the Administration

bipartisan parts of Obamacare is workplace wellness to reduce smoking, obesity, and hypertension. Honeywell asked employees to take a biometric test to measure areas of health that need improvement and those who refused lost…* $1,000 Tobacco Surcharge *
Town Hall
added Dec 8, 2014 18:12
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Arizona Smokers Are Threatened by Unemployment

They will not be hired for work anymore, when the Pima County Board will unanimously vote for the policy about banning smokers from the state’s workforce. Also part of the proposal is the 30 percent surcharge to the health insurance of employees who smoke
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Dec 8, 2014 14:28
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Arizona county may no longer hire smokers

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Dec. 16 on a policy that would refuse the hiring of any smokers, the Arizona Daily Star reported. The proposal would also impose a 30 percent health-insurance surcharge on employees who smoke or c
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2014 17:33
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Longer working hours for tobacco-addicted civil servants in Russia's south

Government employees who fancy a cigarette or two while on duty will have to stay longer hours in the office, a local senior official in southern Russia announced. Working smokers will also be signed up for mandatory out of office activities more often.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:12
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[Arizona] Pima County may vote to refuse to hire smokers

Board of Supervisors will vote this month on whether to refuse to hire smokers and put a major pinch on the pocketbooks of those who already work there. The two-part policy would take effect in July 2015. It prevents the county from hiring smokers and sl
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 5, 2014 11:26
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Government Says Bosses Can't Force Workers To Get Health Tests : Shots

the programs are under fire from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Covert says, it's easy for employees and their spouses to avoid the tobacco surcharge. Smokers can take a 15-minute online tobacco cessation course, while nonsmokers can simply
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:34
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US Labor Department announces updated lists of goods produced by child labor, forced labor

The sixth edition of the "List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor," mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005, was released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs. In ac
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:50
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List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

Argentina Tobacco / Brazil Tobacco / Cambodia / Indonesia / Kenya / Kyrgyz Republic / Lebanon / Malawi / Mexico / Mozambique / Nicaragua / Philippines / Tanzania / Uganda / Zambia
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:47
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[Korea - South] Work-relatedness of lung cancer by smoking and histologic type in Korea

the histologic types of lung cancer related to smoking were inconsistent with previous studies when work-relatedness was taken into account. Future studies are required to clarify the incidence of occupational lung cancer in agricultural workers exposed t
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2014 07:18
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[UK] Hong Kong: Lawmakers abandon smoking spot over insults

recent pro-democracy protests in the city have left some politicians with a dilemma: where to smoke in peace? Lawmakers who are considered "pro-establishment" have been forced to abandon their regular smoking spot, just outside the entrance of the Legisla
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2014 15:32
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