Light it or Lump it for non-smoking at work?

August 2003
Management Services;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p4
Academic Journal
Reports that non-smokers in the British workplace are angry over the additional breaks their smoking co-workers are getting and are demanding additional breaks to compensate, according to Croner, a British supplier of business information, support and advice. Confusion of employers on how fairly manage their employees' smoking breaks and avoid associated resentment in the workplace; Advice from Croner Consulting on how to clarify policies on breaks and smoking.


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