Contains "notes on PR [Public Relations] Division followup of the workplace project." Discusses the following topics: "study to identify design/planning concerns in workplace segregation"; "cost analysis of actual workplace restrictions" in Suffolk County, NY; legal implications of workplace smoking restrictions; "additional research by Dr. Solmon and others" on workplace smoking restriction policies; "survey of supervisors and union officials on productivity factors"; "resolutions, speeches, articles and other materials from labor sources"; and "report from University of Geneva Environmental Tobacco Smoke Workshop".
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18751 STREET. NORTHWEST WIIdJAM KIAEPFER. pt.
W1'ASHINGTON: DC 20006 Senior Vice President-
202/457-I800 B00/424-9876 Public Relations
July 10, 1984
TO: MEMBERS OF THE STATE ACTIVITIES POLICY COMMITTEE
FROM: WILLIAM KLOEPFER, JR.
As requested at your June 29 meeting, these are notes
on PR Division followup of the workplace project approved
last April 12 by the Executive Committee.:
S~tudp to identify design/planning concerns in workplace
Environetics, Inc., is proceeding with a survey of
approximately 60 prominent corporate planning managers and
space planning firms to learn productivity inhibitions of
segregation. Interviews will also identify space planning
firms in key localities as an avenue toward helpful third-
Cost analysis of actual workplace restrictions
The analysis as it affects Suffolk County was complet-
Legal implications of workplace smoking restrictions
Paper prepared by Counsel is in hand. Article is con-
templated, discussing legal implications, for publication in
a management journa}., and for executive briefings.
Additional research by Dr. Solmon and others
Summary 'paper on survey of restriction policies in
Fortune 500 companies was distributed to your Committee.
Identical survey of Fortune Service 500 is in progress.
Survey may be extended to Inc. 500 (smaller, fastest-growing
companies). UCLA's National Center for the Study of Evalua-
tion (Dr. Eva Baker) is preparing proposal to develop a
format for management study of costs, productivity, and so
forth, before adoption of any smoking policy. Proposal is
due by the end of the month.
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_S_u__r~ve~ of supervisors and union officials on prod_u_etivity
- Survey was completed and survey report provided to
Committee members. Production of special reports on each
industry, government and union respondents is under way. A
press interview scenario for Al Vogel of Response Analysis
Corp. is subject to Communications Committee approval, as a
prerequisite to his publicizing survey results. Business
magazines are the first target. Vogel speeches, articles
and testimony will follow.
Resolutions, speeches, articles and other materials from
Counsel has drafted and final approval is pending for
charter for tobacco labor-management committee as sponsor of
various communications. First projects, as requested by
labor sources, will be advertising of tobacco worker stake -
in the industry, and a tobacco labor-management issues
_Rep~ort- from University of Geneva Environmental Tobacco Smoke
After Executive Committee direction to circulate this
scientific report, its results were summarized in a single
document with similar NIH and Vienna workshop results. The ,
document is now in unlimited use by field staff. Additional
PR Division activities and recommendations in this area are
to be considered July 11 by the Communications Committee.
State Activities Policy Committee recommended substan ""~
tial additional conversations about workplace policies with
editors; and participation of legislative counsel and of 'i
local counsel in key communities in communicating new work-
place information to managements.
` Howard Liebengood