Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,091 headlines found
Lighting up a smoke or putting a pinch of tobacco between cheek and gum will soon cost city of San Antonio employees. Starting Jan. 1, the city will sock workers who use tobacco with a $40 monthly surcharge on their health insurance premiums.
Nov 10, 2012 San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Nov 10, 2012 16:04
Nearly two-thirds of reproductive-aged women on the Chinese mainland are routinely exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke at home, and more than half are routinely exposed at their workplaces, according to a survey by organizations including the World Healt
Nov 8, 2012 China Daily (cn)
added Nov 7, 2012 20:40
North Dakota voters on Tuesday delivered a big win for health by approving Measure 4, which enacts a statewide law requiring all restaurants, bars and other workplaces to be smoke-free. The new law will protect everyone's right to breathe clean air, free
Nov 7, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:27
According to latest research smokers are costing the UK economy £1.4bn , by taking an average of two or three days more sick leave each year than their non-smoking colleagues. The study was conducted by Dr Shehzad Ali, a research fellow at the Universi
Nov 6, 2012 Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 08:11
“She stubbed [the cigarette] out on the floor and came in to inquire about the job vacancy. “I told her what it entailed and when I said we didn’t want a smoker, she accused me of discriminating against smokers, stormed out and slammed the door.”
Nov 5, 2012 Christian Davies Antiques (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:36
Fairfax County officials may consider requiring all county-employed smokers to enroll in wellness programs to snuff out their bad habit, as the county searches for ways to reduce its soaring health care costs.
Nov 4, 2012 Washington DC Examiner
added Nov 4, 2012 00:44
Vote prohibits smoking in bars, restaurants, night clubs and casinos, smoking still allowed at work.
Nov 2, 2012 Santiago Times (cl)
added Nov 2, 2012 14:27
ARCHIVE: Ethical Concerns in Tobacco Control Nonsmoker and “Nonnicotine” Hiring Policies: The Implications of Employment Restrictions for Tobacco Control.
However, these arguments are problematic: not only can hiring restrictions come into conflict with broader antismoking goals, but they also raise significant problems of their own.
Nov 1, 2012 American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 10, 2013 15:32
Quitting smoking appears to reduce absenteeism and result in substantial cost-savings for employers.
Nov 1, 2012 Addiction
added Nov 1, 2012 18:59
SMOKERS are costing the UK economy £1.4 billion by taking an average of two or three days more sick leave per year than their non-smoking colleagues, a new study by the University of Nottingham has revealed.
Nov 1, 2012 This is Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post) (uk)
added Nov 1, 2012 18:02