Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 5,662 headlines found
Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas.
Nov 20, 2014 CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:22
One of Colorado's largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won't hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces.
Nov 20, 2014 Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 21, 2014 01:08
after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Nov 19, 2014 Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45
[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives
It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Nov 18, 2014 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33
E-cigarettes present a challenge for employers because of how much is unknown. Should it be treated as a traditional cigarette, in which employees can only smoke outside? Can employees smoke them at their cubicles? If employees do allow it at the office,
Nov 13, 2014 Houston (TX) Business Journal
added Nov 14, 2014 17:32
Looking to draw attention to the effects of secondhand smoke in workplaces, New Orleans officials are kicking off "Smoke-Free Week 2.0" today on the steps of City Hall. City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who is spearheading an effort to restrict smoking
Nov 12, 2014 New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Nov 12, 2014 12:08
not having any hospital employees smoke sets an example for the community. Health care workers who value the health of their patients need to value their own health by not smoking.
Nov 9, 2014 The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
Employers should already have an adequate smoking policy in place which, if they require, can be supplemented to include e-cigarettes. We would advise that in order to protect employers interests, a policy and the message to staff is correctly implemente
Nov 4, 2014 Aaron & Partners LLP (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:31
there’s an irony in telling people who make cigarettes they’re so harmful they can’t be used at work unless it’s done in a supposedly closed room. It may have been a tough call for company officials, but it was the right one.
Oct 27, 2014 Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Nov 1, 2014 22:54
A new study suggests that Alabama is one of 10 states where people are most likely to smoke themselves to death. I know this because I see it every day. As a medical oncologist, I diagnose and treat hundreds ... All of this, and Alabama is one of only 15
Oct 31, 2014 Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 31, 2014 19:12