Headlines Tagged with Workplaces — 6,132 headlines found
SMOKERS are costing the UK economy £1.4 billion by taking an average of two or three days more sick leave per year than their non-smoking colleagues, a new study by the University of Nottingham has revealed.
Nov 1, 2012 This is Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post) (uk)
added Nov 1, 2012 18:02
Methodist Hospital System in Houston this month announcedit will implement a tobacco-free hiring policy on Jan. 1, joining the Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which have had similar policies since last year and 2010, respecti
Oct 28, 2012 Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 1, 2012 14:23
Conclusions Quitting smoking appears to reduce absenteeism and result in substantial cost-savings for employers.
Oct 31, 2012 Addiction
added Oct 31, 2012 18:12
Smokers miss an average of two or three more days of work each year than non-smokers, according to a new analysis of 29 past studies. Based on that finding, absenteeism due to smoking cost the UK alone 1.4 billion pounds - or $2.25 billion - last year,
Oct 31, 2012 Reuters
added Oct 31, 2012 18:09
Join us in networking with other local businesses and organizations interested in worksite wellness at the next Central Wisconsin Worksite Wellness Network on Dec. 4 at Worzalla Publishing in Stevens Point.
Oct 28, 2012 Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Oct 29, 2012 12:42
THE union representing hospitality workers, United Voice, has dropped its opposition to smoking by high rollers in VIP gaming rooms in a deal struck over James Packer's proposed $1 billion hotel and casino at Barangaroo.
Oct 26, 2012 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:45
[UK] Sex, naked shopping, cigarette breaks and gym sessions: What we're REALLY doing when we 'work from home'
The findings of a poll conducted by electronic cigarette retailer ecigarettedirect.co.uk also revealed that . . . for 15 per cent the best perk was being able to smoke in the 'office', with many saying they engineered days away from the workplace just f
Oct 25, 2012 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2012 06:39
High school teachers who sneaked away from school grounds to smoke will be ordered to return part of their wages to the Osaka prefectural government for working hours lost. Prefectural education board officials said five teachers and two other employees
Oct 23, 2012 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:29
Five teachers in Japan who sneaked off school grounds for a crafty cigarette in between lessons have been hit with hefty fines, officials said Tuesday. Education board bosses docked up to 500,000 yen ($6,300) from each of the five after they were caught
Oct 23, 2012 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:21
Of the 3,546 Brits asked by consumer website Watch My Wallet, 58% said they smokers who took breaks to indulge their nicotine habit should have the time docked from their pay packets
Oct 22, 2012 Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 23, 2012 07:22