Village of Groton, NY
Tompkins County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Groton 5-21-1990 by resolution. Section 167-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Employee policies — See Ch. 17.
Smoking is prohibited throughout the facilities except in designated areas identified by SMOKING PERMITTED signs.
Smoking is prohibited in any indoor work area occupied by more than one person, unless all employees in such area agree to allow smoking. The rights of the nonsmoker to a smoke-free work area shall prevail.
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Smoking is also prohibited in all employee restrooms and areas containing office equipment used in common.
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Smoking is also prohibited in conference or meeting rooms and municipal vehicles used by more than one person unless all occupants agree to allow smoking.
Employee lounges will contain nonsmoking areas large enough to meet demand.
All areas previously designated as public-access nonsmoking areas shall also be prohibited to smoking by village employees.
Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the appropriate supervisory personnel. Employees may file a formal complaint with the Public Health Director, Tompkins County Health Department.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be considered in violation of the policy and may be subject to penalties.
Copies of these rules will be posted and distributed to all employees and to all prospective employees upon request.
The facility supervisor shall be designated an agent to assist in the enforcement of this policy by notifying employees who are in violation.
This policy may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Groton. All amendments shall be in conformance with New York State law, and employees will be notified accordingly.