Australian smokers would rather light up than go home early

Australian treasurer’s suggestion that smokers give up their cigarette breaks in order to punch out early falls flat
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 08/31/2005

Nicotine addiction is apparently stronger than the appeal of a shorter work day for many Australians.

Australian treasurer Peter Costello recently said many people would rather go home an hour earlier and give up their morning and afternoon cigarette breaks.

A reporter from