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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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ARCHIVE: GRAY: The case for smoker-free workplaces

Being nice myself, and seeing smokers as victims, I prefer Mr Bonamour’s approach to Mr Scrooge’s. However, I want to help smokers stop smoking and the threat of non-employment may be an effective way of doing it. This is “tough love” at work. Smoker-fre
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 22:56
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ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: The smoker-free workplace: the case against [FREE FULL TEXT]

talk of policies to allow employers to discriminate against the hiring of smokers is understandable. But is it justifiable? When running a cancer control agency, Nigel Gray introduced policy to not hire smokers, reasoning that smoking employees sent an un
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 22:56
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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
KCNC 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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