U-Haul won’t hire smokers in Mass., 20 other states

Is it sensible health policy or lifestyle discrimination?

POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS across Massachusetts stopped hiring smokers in 1997 as part of a pension system overhaul. In 2011, the Massachusetts Hospital Association implemented the same policy for its workforce. “We’re basically saying this is not an environment that we want in the future, so we’re not going to add individuals who use tobacco(...)

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