Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,111 headlines found
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
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.
Jan 11, 2013 RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added Jan 11, 2013 13:29
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
Nov 24, 2012 Business Management Daily
added Nov 25, 2012 11:39
[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.
Sep 28, 2012 Michigan Live
added Oct 1, 2012 10:28
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
Aug 17, 2012 AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24
People have a right to clean air. Even the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association said most of its members are on board with the proposed change. So let’s get it done.
May 19, 2017 Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 19, 2017 21:01
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
May 17, 2017 Stars & Stripes
added May 17, 2017 18:37