Can employers refuse to hire a applicants for their
tobacco use? In most states, the answer is "yes." Unless the candidate is applying
for a job in a State with a "smokers'-rights statute," an employer can
refuse to hire candidates who smoke.
According to the Texas Employment...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
On November 7, 2006, Ohio voters passed a ballot initiative to enact the Smoke Free Workplace Act. It became effective on December 7, 2006, and is codified in R.C. Chapter 3794 .
Generally, to adhere to the Act, businesses must do four things:
Prohibit smoking in any...