If my co-worker brought a gun to work and they allowed him to return after a 2 week suspension, what are my options?

I now do not feel comfortable working with him.

Asked on August 2, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Your only real option is to seek other employment, assuming the co-worker is not violating some state gun control law (if he is, you could report him to the police and see if they take action). It is the employer's perogative to decide whether to allow employees to have guns on-site, what to do about employees who bring guns, etc.


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