Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,159 headlines found
Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
Nov 18, 2013 The Nation
added Nov 18, 2013 14:02
The court affirmed the dismissal of former legislative staff member Aaron MacDonald’s suit against the state and the Assembly. MacDonald claims that he was fired after he complained to his supervisors—including Evan Oneto, who was chief of staff to then-
Aug 28, 2013 Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added Aug 28, 2013 13:49
[UK] Police in Cambridgeshire can smoke e-cigarettes after health review - but they are banned on our trains
The move to allow Cambridgeshire police to puff on e-cigarettes at work has been upheld following a review over health fears. Bosses of the force bucked the current trend to ban the controversial devices and despite a British Medical Association recomme
Aug 21, 2013 Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:46
Each worker who smokes costs his or her employer about $6,000 more a year than a nonsmoker, according to a new study. Researchers looked at the costs associated with smoke breaks on company time, reduced productivity because of nicotine addiction, ex
Jun 4, 2013 Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jun 4, 2013 22:29
Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among smokers, but not all employers are on board with the idea. More and more companies are creating policies for using the smoking alternative at work. E-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere at New Hanover R
May 1, 2013 WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added May 9, 2013 20:52
"This is part of an overall wellness program established by the city," said Milton City Manager Brian Watkins. "Wellness programs can also play an important role in containing health care costs for employers and individual employees."
Apr 19, 2013 Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Apr 20, 2013 16:02
State Sen. Kevin Bryant’s effort to give employers the right to refuse to hire and even to fire smokers was snuffed out Wednesday. A Senate subcommittee that is led by Bryant voted to delay taking any action on his bill, effectively killing it.
Apr 11, 2013 Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Apr 11, 2013 12:53
Orlando Health will implement a tobacco-free hiring rule that requires testing of all job applicants for nicotine use. And no, it is not an April Fool's prank. ... "This is the first I've heard of an employer testing applicants or employees for by-produc
Mar 5, 2013 LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Mar 6, 2013 08:10
Arthur Caplan says some hospitals are declining to hire smokers. But the move doesn't pass the ethical smell test.
Mar 1, 2013 CNN
added Mar 1, 2013 12:02
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
Feb 4, 2013 Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 4, 2013 13:35