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[Ohio] Bay Village to only hire tobacco-free workers, bans smoking outside of municipal buildings

Future employees will be tested for nicotine
WEWS NewsNet5 (Cleveland, OH)
added Aug 29, 2012 21:24

Malaysians 'okay' with workplace smoking

In the survey conducted by online recruitment company,, 78% of 988 respondents said that many colleagues smoke around them, and more than half agreed that it does not bother them. Additionally, 54% of respondents were in the opinion that s
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:28

[Indiana] Lawmakers Could Revisit Smoking's Effect On Insurance Rates

One idea that has been floated is allowing employers to charge higher insurance premiums or co-pays for people who smoke or have other unhealthy habits. Indiana AFL-CIO President Nancy Guyott says the union would fight that idea if it is proposed. She wa
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 28, 2012 08:23

Smoking Jobseekers Discriminated in Bulgaria

Dozens of smokers applying for a job complain that they have been turned down because of their “vice.”
Standart News (bg)
added Aug 25, 2012 05:17

[Australia] Bosses' rights go up in smoke

BOSSES are being warned they may breach anti-discrimination laws if they sack workers for alcohol or drug use - and this may include smokers. . . . Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland president David Goodwin accused smokers of costing the state
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:35

[Philippines] Smoke-free civil service, government offices pushed

THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Department of Health (DOH) campaign for a smoke-free civil service or smoke-free government offices.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 19, 2012 03:58

[USA] China, US cooperate on smoking control in workplaces

China and the United States have established the Sino-US Partnership on Smoke-free Workplaces, pledging cemented efforts regarding tobacco control in workplaces. The partnership was announced in a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) an
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:18

[Singapore] Smokers spend up to 40 min on breaks during work hours

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, smokers take an average of one to four smoke br
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24

[Singapore] Smokers could take up to 40 minutes on smoke breaks: survey

A recent survey, conducted by, found that smokers take an average of one to four smoke breaks per day. Each smoke break lasts five to 10 minutes which means smokers could take up to 40 minutes on smoke breaks alone.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:23

[Malaysia] Mixed Reaction On Complete Banning Of Smoking During Working Hours - Survey

There was mixed reaction on complete banning of smoking during working hours, with 54 per cent of respondents agreeing to it and others against it, according to the findings of a survey carried out by recently.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:09
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