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Carry at work, but only if...

Postby mloamiller » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:27 am

Hypothetical situation - your workplace has a "no guns" policy in their handbook, and 30.06/30.07 signs posted at each door. However, they decide to let LTC holders carry at work if they meet certain requirements. What would you be willing to accept in order to carry while at work, if you couldn't otherwise?

What if:
1. A copy of your LTC had to be kept on file in HR.
2. You had to have had your LTC for at least x years.
3. You had to have been employed there for at least y years.
4. You had to go through some special training.
5. You had to sign some type of waiver.
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Re: Carry at work, but only if...

Postby RoyGBiv » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:30 am

No carry at all, or, carry with some conditions.
1. Carry with conditions (that's what we do now, right? apply for a license, take a class, submit prints and have a background check) and
2. Look for a new job.
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Re: Carry at work, but only if...

Postby roadkill » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:39 am

Almost sounds like some of the requirements that schools districts require for their teachers to carry at school. Nothing in that list seems unreasonable except possibly the waiver (depending upon what you are waiving)

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Re: Carry at work, but only if...

Postby oljames3 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:41 am

mloamiller wrote:Hypothetical situation - your workplace has a "no guns" policy in their handbook, and 30.06/30.07 signs posted at each door. However, they decide to let LTC holders carry at work if they meet certain requirements. What would you be willing to accept in order to carry while at work, if you couldn't otherwise?

What if:
1. A copy of your LTC had to be kept on file in HR.
2. You had to have had your LTC for at least x years.
3. You had to have been employed there for at least y years.
4. You had to go through some special training.
5. You had to sign some type of waiver.

Considering that Texas is an "at will" employment state and employers can terminate employment for almost any reason, or none, I see only three alternatives in this hypothetical.
1. Carry and risk the wrath of HR.
2. Carry to and from work, but leave my pistol in the car during work.
3. Accept an requirements that allow me to legally carry at work.

I feel that I would accept any requirements that allow me to legally carry at work while I quietly look for a better situation. I reach full retirement age for Social Security in a few months. I'm retired and disabled Army. I can stand on my head until time for me to leave the workforce. Others will have different situations.
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Re: Carry at work, but only if...

Postby Mel » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:44 am

If I were to agree to their terms, I would want an additional agreement from the employer that all information be kept confidential.
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Re: Carry at work, but only if...

Postby Lynyrd » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:20 am

I work under similar circumstances, and carry daily. No fuss, no muss. As for the waiver, you would have to be more specific. One thing not in your hypothetical that I have is a written permission slip that I keep a copy of in case I ever get called out on carrying past the 30.06/30.07 signs. Mine is singed by an officer of the company.
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Re: Carry at work, but only if...

Postby parabelum » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:42 am

Don't ask, don't tell. Maybe I carry, maybe I don't...
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Postby txglock21 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:29 am

Hypothetically, I would do almost anything to be able to carry at work. Realistically, it's never going to happen here! :mad5 Almost 25 years down and a little over 5 years to go and I won't have to worry about it anymore. :clapping:
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