See also:Personal Property at Work
- However, an employee may carry some property of her own to work. In general, a company is not allowed to search this property. For example, a company cannot search an employee's purse. Yet, according to Lawyers.com, laws regarding the search of areas in a workplace specifically designated for the storage of personal property, such as lockers, vary from state to state. While some states allow employers to search these areas, others restrict them from doing so.
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If a property owner feels they need to maintain and sterile aria, and they provide licensed (Guard Card or legit LEO) armed security, great. No problem, the gun stays in the car, unloaded and locked.
However, the other side of that coin is that if the property owner doesn't provide legit armed security, then employees and customers would have the right to carry no matter how much the private owner doesn't like it.