Not in my house…U-Haul is reportedly banning nicotine users from joining the ranks of the well-known moving and storage company in 21 US states.
This hiring practice would likely be illegal in Canada where federal and provincial human rights laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees and prospective employees on the basis of a disability, including addiction (subject only to limited exemptions).
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