New Ohio law allows guns to be locked in vehicles on employer premises

March 09, 2017 0 COMMENTS

by Jourdan Day

Ohio’s new law prohibiting employers from creating or enforcing policies that prevent employees with a concealed carry license from storing a firearm in their locked vehicle while on employer premises takes effect March 19.

The law means that as long as an employee keeps her firearm and ammunition in a locked compartment of her vehicle while she is away from it, her employer may not take any action against her for bringing the firearm or ammunition onto its property.

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New Tennessee law allows workers to sue if fired for having guns in cars

April 09, 2015 1 COMMENTS

Tennessee employees have a new option for suing their employer now that Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill enabling workers to sue if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked in their employer’s parking lot.

A 2013 law gave employees with handgun carry permits the right to store firearms and/or ammunition in vehicles in company parking lots even if the employer objects. The law passed despite opposition from the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and employers wanting to enforce no-weapons policies in their workplaces.

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