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Push to make Texas workplaces smoke free

Legislation filed by State Rep. Myra Crownover, R-Denton, proposes a smoke-free workplace law in Texas.
Austin Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 13:19

[Florida] STRATTON: Don't snuff out smokers' chances for work

So any hiring policy excluding smokers would hurt the very people most in need of work and income. In an economy still plagued by a lack of good jobs, that strikes me as counterproductive – and kind of cold. Others have made similar arguments, including
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Mar 10, 2013 12:45

[Colorado] LETTERS: Hate the hater; Screen smokers before hiring them; and more

Yes; I am 100 percent in favor of all employers screening smokers as employees. I fought my employer for 25 years before we achieved a total smoking ban. I am a pulmonary cripple, and there is no other agent that will send me into a pulmonary exacerbatio
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Mar 9, 2013 20:38

Community Partners helps Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy go smoke-free

“The company had been working on it for a few months, and we placed a flyer in the (Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce) packet,” said Julie Florian, Community Partners specialist. “SIRE called us and said they were working on (going tobacco-free). T
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Mar 9, 2013 19:11

More Employers Shun Tobacco Users

More employers are getting tough on tobacco users, making them pay if they don’t participate in a smoking cessation program, even barring them from employment in some cases, according to a new report by Towers Watson. Never smoked? You still might be subj
added Mar 8, 2013 06:29

State laws hamper smoke-free workplace efforts

'Lifestyle laws' in 29 states may hamper employer efforts to maintain a strict smoke-free workplace
EBN - Employee Benefit News
added Mar 8, 2013 02:56

[Florida] Will Smoking Keep You From Getting Hired?

Orlando Health will implement a tobacco-free hiring rule that requires testing of all job applicants for nicotine use. And no, it is not an April Fool's prank. ... "This is the first I've heard of an employer testing applicants or employees for by-produc (Yahoo!)
added Mar 6, 2013 08:10

[Indonesia] Governor bans smoking in office

East Kalimantan Governor Awang Faroek Ishak has issued a ban on smoking in gubernatorial offices. “For all officials and staff as well as guests who want to smoke, we have provided a smoking area outside the building,” Imanuddin, East Kalimantan administ
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:37

[Florida] Orlando Health to start tobacco-free hiring policy

Smokers need not apply. That's the word from Orlando Health, which announced this evening that it will start a tobacco-free hiring policy at seven of its hospitals starting in April. The move is part of a controversial nationwide trend, in which hospita
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Mar 2, 2013 01:40

Judge rules in favor of Reynolds Tobacco in lawsuit over Nabisco

The lawsuit alleged Reynolds failed to live up to its duty as trustee of its 401(k) retirement plan by selling Nabisco stocks at a loss in January 2000. At its essence, the lawsuit was about whether the fiduciaries of the Reynolds plan “undertook the ap
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 2, 2013 01:29
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