Monday, October 24, 2005

Guns at Work

Oklahoma and Kentucky have enacted laws prohibiting employers from excluding guns from the workplace.  A bill has been introduced in Utah to do the same thing; a bill introduced in Florida would allow employees to keep guns in their cars even when the cars are at the workplace.  This creates an obvious concern about workplace violence, since "[a]llowing employees to keep weapons in their cars cuts down on the 'cooling off' period of a disgruntled employee who has to go home to get a weapon."  For more, see Dee McAree's article in the National Law Journal.

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