Japanese company rewards non-smokers with an extra week of paid vacation

A company in Japan is rewarding non-smokers with an extra week of paid vacation, or six days to be exact.

Piala Inc, a marketing firm based in Tokyo, has implemented this new policy not for health reasons, but because non-smokers work longer hours than smokers. According to their calculations, smokers take at least 15 minutes per break, and they take a few breaks per day. Apparently, over a year, this adds up to six working days.

The new policy was conceived after non-smokers at the company complained about the inequity, and CEO Takao Asuka decided this was the fairest thing to do.

Via Fortune

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