NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 16, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(New York: Mike Jensen) Trend toward employers telling workers how to live their lives at home as well as on the job featured. [Ford box plant worker Janice BONE - talks about getting fired because she smoked at home.] [Daniel WINN - talks about getting fired for drinking beer at home.] [Civil Liberties Union Ira GLASSER - explains employers' rights.] [Hershey benefits director Richard DREYFUSS - defends company's higher insurance rates for the overweight.] [National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance Sally SMITH - responds to this discrimination.] Many states noted passing law protecting people who smoke at home from getting fired; map shown. One New York insurance company noted paying bonus to workers who climb the stairs; scenes shown. [Worker Tom COOK - comments on this incentive.]