Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,195 headlines found
Dr. Frank Leone, director of Penn's Comprehensive Smoking Treatment Program, doesn't think it will improve health or cut down on healthcare costs.
Feb 21, 2013 WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 21, 2013 19:07
Companies like Cipla Private Limited and Mahindra participated in the launch of a ‘Worksite Wellness Initiative’ organised by NGO Salaam Mumbai Foundation (SMF) in association with the MCCIA and Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan on Tuesday.
Feb 21, 2013 Sakaal Times (in)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:41
Currently, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a worker because they smoke tobacco, but soon hospitals and other medical facilities may legally discriminate on that fact alone. "Yeah, I pretty much agree with that, because smoking is b
Feb 20, 2013 KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:32
The problem is that these policies are inherently discriminatory (and, as a result, have been prohibited by 29 states, including New Jersey, and the District of Columbia). What is it about someone smoking at home that makes him or her less worthy of empl
Feb 21, 2013 Philly blogs
added Feb 21, 2013 10:30
Penn Medicine's decision to hire only nonsmokers starting July 1 is part of a slow-moving trend that goes back decades and that is still controversial even among public health workers, who often see tobacco as enemy No. 1. "I'd be much more enthusiastic
Feb 21, 2013 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Feb 21, 2013 10:27
according to polls, 11% of workers are ready to quit their jobs if the employer fails to provide a place to smoke; 5% believe they will be able to go a full workday without a nicotine fix, but will become less productive.
Feb 20, 2013 Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:23
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company faces challenges that are unique compared to most other consumer-product companies, and we recognize that some people do not wish to pursue career opportunities in the tobacco industry.
Feb 19, 2013 RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
added Feb 19, 2013 19:33
[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] UPenn health system to stop hiring tobacco users, except at NJ facilities
The University of Pennsylvania's health system says that beginning this summer people who use tobacco products will no longer be hired. A notice on the Philadelphia-based health system website's career page says that as of July 1, the system will cease
Feb 19, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 19:20
85 fires as a result of human mistakes last year
Feb 17, 2013 Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:35
An Asian farm worker died of suffocation in a fire that was caused by throwing of a burning cigarette butt by one of his colleagues in Dubai.
Feb 17, 2013 Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:21