Tag: Smoking

VA is Banning Smoking at its Facilities

By on August 21, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA is Banning Smoking at its Facilities

The VA is moving out to ban smoking at its healthcare facilities, and a new policy will also include agency employees.

Continue Reading »

Should Smoking Be Allowed at the VA?

By on July 20, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Smoking Be Allowed at the VA?

Legislation has been introduced to prohibit smoking at VA facilities.

Continue Reading »

Bill Would Ban Smoking in Nation’s Federal Buildings

By on November 8, 2011 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) has introduced legislation that would ban smoking in federal buildings across the nation.

Continue Reading »

Uncle Sam to Smoking Employees: Quit, Leave or Take the Bus

By on December 24, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

If smoking is not allowed inside a government building, or around the outside of a federal building, where will smokers smoke? Federal employee unions may be working hard on this issue in the next few months as GSA has issued a new bulletin banning smoking.

Continue Reading »

Smoking in the Federal Workplace: Should It Be Banned?

By on December 18, 2008 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Smoking was largely restricted in the federal workplace in 1997 but the controversy continues. Should all smoking be banned in the federal workplace? Take this survey and send in your opinion.

Continue Reading »

Smoking and the Cost of Your Health Insurance

By on March 15, 2006 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Should smokers who participate in the federal employee health plan pay more for health insurance than non-smokers?

Continue Reading »

Moving Toward a Government-Wide Ban on Smoking in Federal Buildings

By on November 12, 2004 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

HHS is moving out to ban smoking at all HHS campuses.

Continue Reading »

Smoking, Dress Codes, and Union Politics

By on August 18, 2004 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

An HHS facility recently won a case before the Federal Service Impasses Panel that is likely to have a ripple effect through other agencies and unions.

Continue Reading »

Smoking Battle Continues in Federal Bureaucracy

By on August 8, 2004 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

HHS is taking the lead in banning smoking in federal agencies.

Continue Reading »

Smoking Wars

By on July 6, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Most readers are in favor of a smoking ban in the federal workplace–including a total ban on smoking

Continue Reading »

Top