Jumping the Gun
The issue of firearms in the workplace heats up.
The passage of an Oklahoma law last year allowing employees to keep firearms in cars parked on company property isn't OK with David Johndrow. "It's a bad law, basically," says the 37-year-old co-founder of HRLogix, an Oklahoma City-based HR software company with 20 employees and $3 million in sales.
Johndrow isn't alone. Last year, Pizza Hut fired a delivery driver who shot and killed a pistol-toting holdup man. The driver's act was judged justifiable self-defense and no charges were brought against him, but he was fired for violating his employer's ban on guns in the workplace.
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