Passive smoking issue moves under the spotlight

first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Passive smoking issue moves under the spotlightOn 1 Apr 2003 in Personnel Today How the Government should regulate smoking in the workplace will come underthe spotlight at a conference this month. The Don’t Choke on Smoke conference on 9 April is being organised by theTUC, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and Action on Smoking andHealth (ASH). They will call on the Government to accept the long-delayed Health andSafety Commission’s Approved Code of Practice on passive smoking. It will alsopublish an opinion poll on the subject, and look at evidence of the levels ofillness caused by environmental tobacco smoke. The British Medical Association’s tobacco control resource centre has alsolaunched a ‘one-stop’ online database for health professionals. The TobaccoFactfile is available online. www.tobaccofactfile.org Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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McWatters: Credit unions have until next April 1 to comply with prepaids rule

first_img continue reading » NCUA Acting Chairman J. Mark McWatters told federally-insured credit unions in a letter this week that compliance with the CFPB’s prepaid accounts rule will begin on April 1, 2018, in light of the bureau’s recent delay of the rule’s effective compliance date.McWatters, in NCUA Letter to Credit Unions 17-CU-03, said institutions that issue prepaid financial products covered under the rule must still submit prepaid account agreements to the CFPB beginning Oct. 1, 2018.The CFPB last week finalized its proposed six-month delay for its prepaid rule.The prepaid rule creates a host of new requirements for prepaid accounts under Regulations E and Z. The rule was finalized in October 2016, originally leaving credit unions only a year to prepare. NAFCU had urged the bureau to both rescind the rule and reevaluate its economic impact on small financial institutions; or to delay the rule 18 months instead of six. 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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