While the Second Amendment protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms, Wisconsin recently expanded this to include carrying concealed weapons. Beginning November 1, 2011, employees that have a license to carry a concealed weapon may legally take their
The law includes an interesting provision – employers that allow their employees to exercise their right to bear arms at work will be immune from liability if an incident occurs. While most employers are happy to dodge a bullet, the thought of employees being armed while at work or while visiting clients on company business may feel to some like we’re living in the Wild West.
We’ve gotten a lot of questions from our clients asking for clarification on what the new law entails, for example:
[Pardon all of the puns in this article – there were just so many I couldn’t help myself.]