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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Now Hiring Nonsmokers Only

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If you were turned down for a job because you smoked, would you consider it discrimination? Some say yes, others no. It’s a debate that’s charging on and likely won’t end soon.

A “smoker-free” workplace, a term in a recent article from nytimes.com, is a trend being led by the hospital industry with hospitals across the country turning down applicants who light up.

What Do You Think?
Should smoking be addressed when an employer is attempting fill a position? Sound off with your comments below.

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Posted by: Paul Kercher at 12:03 pm

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