What's your employer's policy on carry, do you follow it?

What's your employer's policy on carry, do you follow it?

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  • My employer allows it, but I don't carry at work.

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  • My employer allows it, I do carry at work.

    1 5.88%
  • My employer prohibits it, I don't carry at work.

    6 35.29%
  • My employer prohibits it, I do carry at work.

    3 17.65%
  • I'm retired or self employed - I do what I want, when I want.

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    Question What's your employer's policy on carry, do you follow it?

    We've all read about the Dominos driver and his defense of his life - though his company's policy banned him from carrying the gun that saved the day. It just makes me wonder how many people work in places with anti employee carry stances (most employers) and how many of us follow or ignore it.

    The poll is set up to be anynonmous - purely scientific (sort of). If you comment, that's up to you, I know not everyone likes to share sensitive info on the Internet that employers can find.
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    I have a very pro-carry employer:

    "If you ever get annoyed, look at me, I'm self-employed, I love to work at nuthin' all day"
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    You probably won't get a lot of response. If it's against the rules, it's against the rules! If you go against the rules and get caught be prepared to lose your job. There are some that practice C.A.N.T. (carry always, never tell) and they won't tell you on a public forum.

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    I work for the city so all the buildings are off limits to begin with. Plus it's not allowed to be in our car on the property but a pending court case may get that changed.

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    I follow my firm's policy. But when I retire, I'm going to write my own employee handbook and then violate it so I can finally, after many years, Stick It To The Man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by halem1 View Post
    You probably won't get a lot of response. If it's against the rules, it's against the rules! If you go against the rules and get caught be prepared to lose your job. There are some that practice C.A.N.T. (carry always, never tell) and they won't tell you on a public forum.
    I understand and agree completely - which is why the poll and results are completely anynonmous - any comments folks choose to make are subject to review by anyone using Google.
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    I was a 1099 employee for the last twelve years of my working career, and ignored my employer's no-gun policy all the time. Since it didn't have the force of law, no worries.
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    My employer posted the dreaded 30.06 sign. But even if they hadn't, it's prohibited in our employee handbook, which we all signed when hired so we were given proper written notice even without the sign.

    Am interviewing and neither company I expect offers from have signs.
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    I own my own firm. I carry, my primary employees carry, or have one in their desk drawers.

    There has been more than one time when I was glad of my policy. Never drawn, or fired on anyone, but have excused myself and came back strapped more than once.

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    My boss is cool with it. Several of us carry in our shop. I carried when I drove for Dominos as well.
    I'm not saying we should kill all the stupid people. I'm saying remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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    At my last job my boss preferred that I carry a gun on company property. The job before that I did, but I kept a DADT policy about it.


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    Former employer prohibited carry at work. Don't ask don't tell. Now self employed and carry.............

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    My employer says nothing on the subject, however, Uncle Sugar says I can't carry on base- the downside of being a contractor.

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    C.A.N.T.

    30.06 signs don't carry the Law where I work. The Policy may lead to my employment termination (if I get found out, but that's where the concealed part comes in). I have the resume that won't leave me unemployed too long. If anyone asked what happened..."Violation of company policies".

    Everyone's situation is different though.

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    I will close this before any forum rules are violated.

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