Guinan, Guy
November 2007
People Management;1/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p19
The article discusses issues related to the implementation of the smoking ban in the workplace. It offers advice for employers on what to do if they found employees smoking at work. It is advised that employers should be consistent in their treatment of employees who break the rules. Smoking policies should make it clear that smoking in an unauthorised place is a breach of the law and will result in disciplinary action. Employers may wish to stipulate that workplace smoking will amount to gross misconduct, and may result in dismissal.


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