By David I. Weissman
Many employers are seeking to control escalating health care costs and improve worker productivity by implementing policies that promote employee wellness. As a result, policies that discourage employees from smoking have become increasingly popular. Some companies have gone a step further and decided they won’t hire smokers at all. This includes health insurance giant Humana, which recently announced that it will no longer hire workers in Arizona who smoke or use other tobacco products.
Issuing New Policy in Arizona