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Is Smoking a Bad Career Move? Whirlpool Suspends Emloyees for Lying About Smoking

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The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS - Smoking can be hazardous to your health, and it's turning into a bad career move, too.

A Whirlpool Corp. factory in Evansville, Ind., has suspended 39 workers who signed insurance paperwork claiming they don't use tobacco and then were seen smoking or chewing tobacco on company property. Now, some could be fired for lying, company spokeswoman Debby Castrale said.

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I wouldn't say it nessasarily is... the bonds made at the smoking shed could well help career progression in many ways I'm sure of it... there are benefits of smoking and being the smoking area with the big boss may be one of them
For those however looking to quit!

November 30, 2012 - 7:20pm
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