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[New Zealand] Some employers hiring non-smokers exclusively, recruiters say

Recruitment agencies Employsure and Action Personnel have both reported clients asking to weed smokers from the hiring pool. And between nine and 15 organisations explicitly advertised for non-smokers only or said they were preferred candidates on Seek.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43
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Employee health plans charge smokers extra but don’t help them quit

Almost half of small employers that charge tobacco users extra for their health insurance don’t offer wellness programs to help employees stop smoking, according to a recent study. The Affordable Care Act permits these surcharges only when employers prov
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2018 21:36
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Employers must be clear on vaping policy, says employment law specialist

"In deciding whether to stub out or allow the use of e-cigarettes, employers will need to take into account potential health and safety considerations as well as the ‘professional image' of their organisation,” says Paula. “Some health experts have ques
Business MK (uk)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:39
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Trading In Smoke Breaks

On average, Americans would be willing to give up smoking for an additional 11 days of vacation time each year... If you’re looking to alter your smoking habit, you’ll find nothing but high standards and quality with HaloCigs. We follow strict guidelines,
Halo cigs
added Mar 3, 2018 02:28
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Should Nonsmokers Get Extra Days Off?

So do you think you should be rewarded if you’re a nonsmoker? A survey as part of this research shows 25% of nonsmokers believe they deserve some extra time off since they don’t go outside, or to a designated smoking area each day. On the other hand, 8
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Mar 3, 2018 01:38
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[Africa, South Africa] Msimanga to enforce City of Tshwane's smoking ban

Mayor Solly Msimanga ...was announcing his decision to dust off the anti-smoking report approved by council in 2012 and enforce it to prohibit smoking in all municipal buildings. Anybody caught transgressing the policy would be slapped with a fine, rangi
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:47
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[South Carolina] Smoking indoors still OK in Anderson and some want to change it

while cities in the Upstate including Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, Pendleton and Williamston have passed ordinances banning smoking at indoor workplaces, including bars and restaurants, Anderson has not.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Mar 3, 2018 00:42
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You won’t believe the staggering amount of time wasted on workplace smoke breaks

HaloCigs surveyed over 1,000 people about how fair smoke breaks really are, if U.S. companies should give nonsmokers extra vacation days, and how many of these extra days smokers would need to kick the habit altogether. Curious how much time is really bei
Ladders
added Mar 1, 2018 14:16
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42% of non-smokers say they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than smokers

A whopping 42% of non-smokers feel they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than non-smokers... To understand how workers feel about the time their co-workers spent smoking, e-cigarette maker Halo surveyed 1,005 American adults.
USA Today
added Mar 1, 2018 03:45
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