Piala Inc, a marketing firm in Japan, will now allow non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid leave. The decision was made by the CEO of the company, Takao Asuka, after receiving complaints from non-smokers who were picking up the slack around the office for colleagues who frequently take smoke breaks.
The complaint was made in a company suggestion box and it worked.
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Pat was thrilled to hear of the idea arguing that cigarette smoke is bothersome.