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Worker Wins $1 Million for Boss’ Gun Threats

An employee at the Los Alamos National Laboratory won a $1 million jury verdict because of two comments her supervisor made about using a gun at work. Marlayne Mahar, who worked at the plutonium processing facility, sued the lab after her new supervisor, Randy Fraser, in 2009 told her that a boss could shoot a worker who says the wrong thing. “It’s a good thing guns are not allowed at work,” Fraser allegedly said to Mahar. “You know that story …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment Litigation by Michele Bowman  
Lawsuit Puts Indiana’s Take Your Gun to Work Law Under Scrutiny

First came take your kid to work day; then it was take your dog to work day. Now it’s time for take your gun to work day – at least in Indiana, where a controversial state law that allows employees to keep guns in their cars and prohibits employers from asking about them is now being tested by a lawsuit. Thomas Jordan, a security guard for Camby, Ind.-based ADM Enforcement, in July showed co-workers the AR-15 rifle he had in …

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