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CAPLAN: Barring smokers from hospital jobs unfair

Arthur Caplan says some hospitals are declining to hire smokers. But the move doesn't pass the ethical smell test.
CNN
added Mar 1, 2013 12:02
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[Massachusetts] Are companies' 'No Smoking' policies turning into 'no smokers need apply'?

More and more Massachusetts employers, worried about health-care costs, sick days and perhaps emboldened by a buyers market for labor, are looking into excluding smokers from their pools of job applicants, said Thomas Jones, vice president of the employe
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 4, 2013 13:35
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Russian Lawmakers Propose Additions to Anti-Smoking Bill

Russian lawmakers proposed additions to anti-smoking bill, in particular to ban the so-called smoking rooms at work places and prohibit showing cigarettes on television and in films, Izvestia daily reported on Friday.
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added Jan 11, 2013 13:29
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[Minnesota] NASH: Can you fire an employee for smelling like tobacco smoke?

Employers that are considering prohibiting employees from smelling of tobacco smoke while at work should do the following to minimize legal risks: 1. Articulate your needs. Explain­­ing why you prohibit third-hand smoke is the first step to creating a
Business Management Daily
added Nov 25, 2012 11:39
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[Michigan] Smokers need not apply: 2 Detroit-area health systems announce tobacco-free hiring policies

Beaumont and Henry Ford Health systems today announced they will screen job applicants for nicotine and will not hire smokers or anyone who uses tobacco products.
Michigan Live
added Oct 1, 2012 10:28
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[Singapore] Smokers spend up to 40 min on breaks during work hours

Smoking employees can spend up to 40 min on smoke breaks during the typical working day. They also remain indifferent to how this may affect their work productivity. According to a report by Jobstreet.com, smokers take an average of one to four smoke br
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24
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House committee moves bill to prohibit smoking at VA facilities

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted unanimously Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to move forward with legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and require the agency to eliminate outdoor smoking a
Stars & Stripes
added May 17, 2017 18:37
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[Massachusetts] Addressing Smokers Near a Workplace Door / The Job Doc Blog

In your situation it sounds like smokers who "huddle near the back door" might be creating the most significant problem because smoke is likely traveling back into the building. Since your HR Rep has not been that helpful, I would contact your property m
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 20, 2015 09:47
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truth® FINDS PROGRESS IN THE STRANGEST PLACES: TOBACCO COMPANY’S SMOKING BAN

The award-winning truth campaign released a video highlighting a policy at the nation’s No. 2 tobacco company banning smoking in its office buildings. The video notes with irony that R.J. Reynolds, the maker of Camel cigarettes, is prohibiting cigarette
PR Newswire
added Jul 9, 2015 13:16
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New NIOSH Report Recommends All Workplaces Be Tobacco Free | Includes E-Cigarettes In Suggested Smoking Ban

A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that all workplaces become tobacco-free and that employers make tobacco cessation programs available to workers. These latest recommendations, which also encom
Facility Executive
added Apr 7, 2015 12:50
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