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[UK] Council staff face work-hours smoking ban

A council has proposed banning staff from smoking during working hours – including on short breaks. Nottinghamshire county council, which employs 9,000 people, said the move would improve health, reduce sick leave and increase time spent working. Anyone
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:40

[UK] Blanket ban on smoking during work hours for all employees at Notinghamshire County Council

A policy document circulated to staff yesterday, and seen by the Post, said staff had "no right to smoke" and the council has a "key role" in promoting better health in Notts. The ban, which also prohibits the use of e-cigarettes, has been welcomed by
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:39

[UK] Council to ban staff smoking breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council has said its 9,000 employees will be barred from smoking during work time with the ban extending to e-cigarettes... Director Simon Clark says employers have "no business" prohibiting employees smoking outside working hours w
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:38

[UK] Council bans workers from taking cigarette breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council says it will discipline workers caught lighting up during paid working hours. They will even face sanctions if caught having a crafty cigarette on the way to work wearing local authority uniform. The strict rules, which w
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 3, 2015 11:36
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[UK] Council bans all staff from taking cigarette breaks during working hours - and even from smoking in uniform on their way to work

Labour-run Nottinghamshire County Council said staff have ‘no right to smoke’, and will discipline workers who are caught smoking in paid hours. The rules will apply to all authority-owned buildings, land and vehicles. Even employees smoking while walkin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:34

[Virginia] James City supervisor wants county to consider smoking ban

"When it comes down to parks and recreations, we have quite a few families that have been at some of our sporting events where people are smoking or smoking cigars, kids are exercising and that smell wafts through the air," Kennedy said. In addition to
Virginia Gazette
added Aug 27, 2015 12:50

[Azerbaijan] Bill banning smoking in public places coming

The Parliament plans to resolve issues related to the ban on smoking in public places at this year's autumn session or by the spring session of next year. Under this new law, smoking will be banned at airports, seaports, railway and bus stations, and in
AzerNews (az)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:01
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[UK] Gedling Borough Council to ban smoking breaks

Staff at Gedling Borough Council will not be given smoking breaks and be told to cover their uniform when lighting up. Councillors are expected to revise the authority's smoking policy at a meeting on Tuesday evening. The Joint Consultative and Safety C
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:42

[UK] Bosses urged to let staff vape at work ($$)

Graham Jukes, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said making it easier for people to use e-cigarettes than to smoke tobacco might help them to switch. He added that offices did not ban cakes and biscuits despite a national
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:23
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[Oregon] COIC considers smoking ban at facilities

Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council is the public to take an online survey through Aug. 28 to show whether they would support a smoke, tobacco and vape-free campus.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 22, 2015 11:00
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