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Asked on: 1/23/07, 6:48 pm


Can a prospective employer ask you if you smoke in an interview?

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Answered on: 1/23/07, 10:06 pm by Michael E. Hendrickson

Re: smoking

Yes, I believe such an employer can ask that question since it may relate to possible issues involving an employee's health (and therefore fitness for the job) as well as leave-taking (and who knows what else).

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