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Time off for good behaviour: Japan firm rewards non-smokers

TOKYO: Non-smoking employees at one Japanese firm are getting six additional days' holiday to compensate for the time their colleagues spend puffing away at work. Piala, a Tokyo-based online commerce consulting and marketing company, kicked off the programme in September after an employee complained about the time lost by smoking colleagues who frequently disappear to light up. "Because our office is located on the 29th floor ... it takes at least 10 minutes for a smoker to go down to a common smoking room in the…