Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,221 headlines found
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
Feb 28, 2013 Orlando (FL) Sentinel
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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
Mar 2, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 2, 2013 01:29
Arthur Caplan says some hospitals are declining to hire smokers. But the move doesn't pass the ethical smell test.
Mar 1, 2013 CNN
added Mar 1, 2013 12:02
Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $50-a-month fee for state employees who smoke faces some surprising opponents: anti-smoking advocates. Smoke Free Wisconsin, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids d
Feb 27, 2013 La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 27, 2013 18:37
1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
Feb 26, 2013 AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will stop hiring people who use nicotine at its Pennsylvania locations beginning July 1.
Feb 25, 2013 MedPage Today
added Feb 26, 2013 09:13
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