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Because federal law generally does not regulate firearms in the workplace, employers must know whether they operate in a state that has a workplace gun law and whether any specific requirements or exceptions apply to their business.

During the last several years, more than 20 states have enacted “Parking Lot” or “Guns in Trunks” laws. Terry Potter discusses the legal landscape of current gun legislation, how certain legislation affects employers and the workplace, and how to minimize any risks associated with that legislation.