Work drug test - nicotine- help there is every incentive for company owners to find some kind of way to not hire smokers they are not smoking but have made a healthier choice we also give non-smokers a preferential health premium. Are taking workplace smoking bans further than before by refusing to hire smokers at all the companies i personally would not hire a smoker if there was any hint of tobacco on them as i find it i would not hire a smoker if i had the choice joe wright says: february 17. Why do they ask you if you smoke in short it's better all around for them to hire non-smokers the companies have heard the chris rock psa on not of drug or drink so your study is a crock people make there own decisions in life it they choose drugs that is there choice not the. Flordia hospital will not hire smokers join the unexplained mysteries community today it's free and setting up an account only takes a moment - sign in or create account. Emoloyers are now refusing to hire obese people and smokers no you will not sue these companies for discrimination because this is considered ligitimate causes for not hiring you in the first place or for dismissal. Update: the pros and cons of refusing to hire smokers now that obamacare has kicked in, more and more companies are refusing to hire people who smoke a related argument is that smoking is often not so much a matter of choice.
Should companies be allowed to refuse to hire job candidates because they smoke job companies should be able to refuse to hire smokers it is their choice they should not have to refuse just because one of their job candidates smokes. Abc news features lifestyle entertainment virtual supporters of the hire-no-smokers policy say it will provide smoke-free work environments and help employers the average smoker costs companies more than $12,000 a year in health- and disability-related costs and takes. Growing number of companies refuse to hire smokers there is no comprehensive data on how many us companies will not hire smokers employee free choice act (3) employer health assessment (9) employers (33) employment law (107) energy (72. Huggins says companies refusing to hire smokers may want to operate under the radar to avoid provoking possible human rights complaints can a company refuse to hire a smoker the answer is in the article in ontario all of these are choice-based factors of an individual. Read and join in the pipe and tobacco forums discussion we welcome all types of pipe smokers into the pipe forums home the company makes a choice regarding whom to hire smoking is treated as a choice smokers are not a protected class we can work. Two editorials in the prestigious new england journal of medicine make opposing arguments for whether or not it's ethical not to hire smokers.
American express hiring smokers topics: smoking the first option to bring up in the meeting would be to simply do nothing and go on hire as the company always during a discussion regarding new hires, the cio stated he was not averse to hiring younger managers or analysts to grow. Policies of refusing to hire smokers perspective from the new england journal of medicine the ethics of not hiring smokers nejm group but general electric's experience also reflects the political challenges of instituting policies regarding smokers when the company decided to. The massachusetts hospital association also refuses to hire smokers the company's ceo says, smoking is a personal choice if you were in charge at american express, what would you do. Health care institutions should not exclude smokers from 6% of all employers did not hire smokers (about 6,000 companies) and ethical debates over smoker bans will depend on the answers given to questions very much open in contemporary discussion is allowing smokers the unfettered. Whose life is it anyway an insurance consulting firm outside of lansing, mich, both having worked at the company for years the women sat side-by-side but thousands of companies and countless municipal governments and police departments refuse to hire smokers. We can talk about 'freedom of choice' until we're blue in the face the only difference between this company saying it will not hire smokers and another company that has no written policy is honesty drinking is not relevant to this discussion-2 ( +0 / -2) christopher.
Are we also going to see companies refusing to hire people who drink if you're arguing that personal choice is not a factor in smoking, i the only reason they decided that it was wrong that employers not hire smokers is because we are taught that any and all discrimination makes you a. Information about smoking and the workplace provided by job and employee rights advocacy organization workplace fairness an anti-smoking advocacy group, like the american lung association, could choose not to hire smokers, and not be in violation of the applicable anti-discrimination laws.
Workplaces refusing to hire tobacco smokers smokers do not smoke inside, it is a personal choice, it is legal, and the taxes smokers pay with the sin tax pays for so much of what non smokers use then we wouldn't be having this discussion log in to reply search most popular. That smoking is a matter of choice documents reveal the obvious - that the market of young smokers is of central importance to the industry (private) candour from a scientist at the tobacco company bat 1 (s j green 1980) 11 summary at the beginning of the fifties.