Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,220 headlines found
Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Jul 22, 2014 Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
A statewide indoor smoking ban covering work places, bars and restaurants went into effect Monday throughout Massachusetts, and public health officials said they plan to aggressively pursue violators. Smokers face a $100 fine for each violation, and busin
Jun 11, 2014 NBC News
added Jun 11, 2014 18:11
A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Oct 27, 2013 Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20
Critics of so-called tobacco lifestyle bans often cite discrimination and privacy violations. But federal law does not provide tobacco users equal protection, and Florida state law does not protect off-work tobacco use. Other local governments have enac
Sep 5, 2013 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:19
On September 7, the China-US Smoke-free Workplace Initiative, a public-private partnership that represents the next cooperative effort on tobacco control between the US and China, was launched in Beijing. The new initiative aims to expand the number of s
Sep 28, 2012 Global Times (cn)
added Sep 27, 2012 16:17
Think ahead 50 or 100 years. If nobody objects and — like Katniss Everdeen — rebels and fights back, what else will the government have banned in the name of protecting health? Will there still be any little slivers of liberty left?
Aug 6, 2012 Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36
From age to job title, to the type of cigarette they choose, the latest statistics tell us everything about Britain's smokers. Who are they?
Sep 26, 2013 The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 03:42
A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Jul 15, 2013 Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:10
Why e-cigarettes might be the solution to a loss of productivity caused by smoking breaks.
Apr 30, 2013 GrowthBusiness.co.uk (uk)
added May 1, 2013 11:00
All it took was an invitation to Chief Adminisrative Officer David Grimaldi to go outside for a cigarette, and the New Castle County outdoor smoking ban disappeared like a puff into thin air. Grimaldi, who is three weeks into his new county job, cancele
Nov 29, 2012 Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 29, 2012 16:41