TITLE

IS LEISURE-TIME SMOKING A VALID EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION?

AUTHOR(S)
Chadwick, Karen L.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2006, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the legal approaches to employment discrimination based on off-duty smoking. It examines the constitutional, statutory and common law background and basis for the differing views on employment discrimination based on leisure-time smoking. It reviews the arguments favoring allowance of discrimination against employees who smoke. It recommends that an equitable approach to employer discrimination should balance the concerns of smokers with those of their employers.
ACCESSION #
23874837

 

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