This Japanese Company Just Gave Non-Smokers 6 Extra Days Off To Compensate For Cigarette Breaks


There are a lot of advantages of not smoking, you live longer and healthier. And there is another benefit of not smoking in Japan. A company, named Piala Inc., a Tokyo based organization is giving its non-smoking employees six extra days of vacation in a year, as they complain that they are working more than staff who take time for cigarette breaks.


This Tokyo based marketing firm, Piala Inc. introduced this perk in September. but employees have been quick in to take advantage. A representative, Hirotaka Matsushima from the company, told the Telegraph, “One of our non-smoking staff put a message in the company suggestion box earlier in the year saying that smoking breaks were causing problems.”