How can we cut down on employees' smoke breaks? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: How many cigarette breaks are too many cigarette breaks in an
eight-hour workday? I think we need a smoke break policy of some kind,
if only to keep productivity up. (Maybe we could even keep health care
costs down!) Do any readers have such a policy? What unforeseen issues
might come up if we crack down?—Anna, Miami
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