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Old 12-14-2009, 09:31 AM   #11
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I work for a large (internationally large) company. The company policy here is absolutely no firearms on company property.

That's all fine and dandy, but I drive through three towns at midnight to get here.

I'm not worried about anything at work. We are gated in and you have to have a key card to enter the gate and the building. What about to and fro? Basically, they're taking my rights away not only on company property, but to and fro......

Ya gotta do what ya gotta do!
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Where I work it's not an issue but at my previous job you couldn't even carry a pocket knife. If they found you with any type of weapon you would lose your job. I think you'll be doing the right thing by going and talking to the owner. In the current economy I would hate to find myself without work but I do understand you desire to protect yourself.
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The company I work for also has a no weapons policy but we frequently have to go into bad areas so the boss doesn't enforce that policy. I would hate to lose my job but I would hate it even more if were ever in a position where I couldn't defend myself.
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I work for a large (internationally large) company. The company policy here is absolutely no firearms on company property.

That's all fine and dandy, but I drive through three towns at midnight to get here.

I'm not worried about anything at work. We are gated in and you have to have a key card to enter the gate and the building. What about to and fro? Basically, they're taking my rights away not only on company property, but to and fro......

Ya gotta do what ya gotta do!
Does your company have a securty office or something like that? If they do, have you thought about going in and ask if they can make some kind of lock box or something available to you so you can secure your weapon in while you are at work then pick it up when you go home. They might take your safety in to account the fact that you are traveling a long distance to and from work at night and alone. You never know until you try. Good luck.
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Indiana recently passed a law preventing employers from firing an employee for having a legal firearm secured in their vehicle on company property. (The same law prevents law enforcement from confiscating firearms during a natural emergency, i.e. what happened in New Orleans.)

You could always request a transfer here...
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Concealed is concealed. Carry it concealed and keep your mouth shut about it. I doubt your boss is going to search you.
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Concealed is concealed. Carry it concealed and keep your mouth shut about it. I doubt your boss is going to search you.
You can carry and not tell your boss but is it worth it to carry and lose your job? If your job says that you can not carry while at work then I would find some different means of securing your weapon while at work.

I believe in carrying at all times but I for one am not going to lose my job because I want to carry my weapon.
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+1 Phelenwolf

In today job environment I'd find a way other than open defiance.

Just my .02

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You could lose more than one job. If you get fired because you defied a company policy, you could lose more than one prospective job when you are searching for employment. Even if company is carry-friendly, they might not want to hire someone who refused to follow company policies.
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