How should employers approach the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace?

Employers are well-advised to modify their existing policies governing the use of tobacco products in the workplace to also ban e-cigarettes

The use of e-cigarettes has risen dramatically in recent years. The e-cigarette market exceeds $2 billion annually and is increasing especially rapidly among adolescents and young adults. Given the prevalence of e-cigarettes, employers are often faced with the question of whether e-cigarettes should be allowed in the workplace.

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Stephen R. Lueke

Steve represents employers in all facets of labor and employment, particularly labor negotiations, arbitrations, union organizing corporate campaigns, wage and hour matters, and before the...

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Stefan H. Black

Stefan represents management in labor and employment law disputes and ee has defended clients in a variety of matters including claims for unpaid overtime, Title...

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