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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes from indoor workplaces

Just as tobacco smokers have a right to smoke, but are prohibited from doing so inside indoor workplaces because of the harmful effects to others, e-cigarette users should face the same restriction for the same reason. In this case, given what we do and
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 24, 2014 10:50
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[UK] Smokers cost employers thousands each year according to British Heart Foundation research endorsed by Ashford-based training consultancy HR+ Limited

uit smoking, according to new research. Training consultancy HR+ Limited, based in Ashford, has endorsed research revealing that smokers cost British firms more than £8bn in lost productivity every year.
Kent Online (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:44
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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[Louisiana] As 'Smoke-Free Week' begins, N.O. Councilmember eyes citywide ordinance

In smoky barrooms across New Orleans, people who make a living working inside the venues face serious health consequences. That's the message from the organizers of "Smoke-Free Week," an event to raise awareness about the dangers of secondhand smoke.
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:49
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[New Jersey] MULLANE: Blowback over smoking

A series of searing scoldings saturates my crowded correspondence from readers displeased with my criticism of an area hospital that won’t hire smokers. “You stink, like smokers,” said a disgusted woman. It was downhill from there. The blowback was so sw
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Jul 22, 2014 13:05
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[Pennsylvania] Why companies control smokers ($$)

a local hospital will no longer hire people who test positive for nicotine addiction, aka, smokers. The reason for this, a hospital spokesperson said, is to trim employee insurance costs, “improve” the health profile of its staff, and keep the guiding spi
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Jul 18, 2014 18:30
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[Russia] AUDIO: Owners of office spaces feel the affect of tobacco ban

Analysts say companies could save lots of money if they organize special zones for smoking, thus reducing the time employees waste on the bad habit. Another area at threat is retail space, mostly large-scale shopping malls. Most experts stick to the view
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:10
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[USA] Canada: E-Cigarettes: A Hazy Status In The Workplace

Employers should continue to monitor Health Canada's regulatory advisories regarding e-cigarettes. Employers with questions about establishing policies or how to adapt e-cigarettes to your current workplace policies should contact one of our members of M
Mondaq
added Jul 18, 2014 16:03
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[UK] BBC bans use of electronic cigarettes from all of its offices and studios across the country

The blanket ban came into force this week after months of confusion at the Corporation, according to sources. It means e-cigarette users now have to go outside to designated smoking areas to use their product - which are seen by some as a healthy alterna
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 08:59
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: UPMC goes too far with its anti-smoking policy for workers

My question to UPMC is this: Since when can an employer tell an "employee" what he or she is permitted to do on a lunch break or while traveling to his or her job (it will be difficult for employees to smoke en route to work because of repercussions if t
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 15, 2014 04:31
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