WorkSHIFTS Toolkits

Tobacco cessation toolkit

Tobacco Cessation Toolkit for Taft-Hartley Funds (2011)

This WorkSHIFTS toolkit includes 21 fact sheets that provide user-friendly information about best practices for providing and promoting cessation benefits for blue-collar workers in Taft-Hartley Health and Welfare Funds.

Union guide to tobacco

A Union Guide to Tobacco (2004)

This guide was designed by WorkSHIFTS in partnership with representatives of Minnesota’s labor community and the Labor Education Service of the University of Minnesota as a resource guide and educational tool for union leaders. The 7-unit toolkit can be used to build awareness about the harms associated with tobacco use and secondhand smoke, support members' efforts to quit, develop and implement reasonable workplace smoking policies, and more.

Employer guide to tobacco

An Employer Guide to Tobacco (2004)

This guide was designed by WorkSHIFTS in partnership with representatives of Minnesota’s labor community and the Labor Education Service of the University of Minnesota as a resource guide for employers. The 4-unit toolkit contains information for employers about economic costs associated with tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, developing and implementing effective workplace smoking policies, helping employees quit, and more.