Dayton Stops Hiring Smokers, Citing Health And Cost Benefits
The change is intended to reduce the city's health costs
Dayton officials say the southwestern Ohio city will no longer hire people who flunk pre-employment tests for tobacco and nicotine.
The Dayton Daily News reports the change is intended to encourage a healthier workplace and reduce the city's health costs.
Dayton Human Resources Director Kenneth Couch says employees who smoke cost thousands of dollars more annually in medical costs and lost productivity.
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