reading forum at work

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by fedupdon, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. fedupdon

    fedupdon New Member

    Jun 3, 2008
    my boss just informed me that reading this forum at work is a no no she hates guns i told her as long as my work was getting done there should be no issue she says guns are the issue
  2. SaddleSarge

    SaddleSarge New Member

    Aug 24, 2008
    fedupdon, unfortunately whether or not your work is getting done, if you are on company time, there are numerous cases supporting her view. Don't lose your job over non-business on business time.

    She can say that your conversation was a warning and upon a second event, might result in an official reprimand leading to termination. If you are on a company computer, anything done, written, viewed, etc... can also be viewed by your employer. There is no expectation of privacy on a company computer.

    I don't disagree with you, I just don't want to see you make a mistake and jeopordize your job unless it's not an issue to you.;)

  3. fedupdon

    fedupdon New Member

    Jun 3, 2008
    i read them on break and my lunch for the most part she saw a picture of a gun i bought and told me she hated all guns
  4. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    SaddleSarge is correct, fed.

    As long as you are on the business premises, you must abide by her rules. There are long settled cases in every state that uphold an employer's right to set determine what takes place or not on her premises.

    Please don't jeopardize your job for TFF at work.
  5. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    I know an attitude like that ticks you off, it would me too. But, what's the bottom line? You obey the rules, or you go hunt another job!

    I can perfectly understand this womans position, guns are bad, they are eivl! Why, right here where I live there have been no less than eighteen guns seen walking the streets, looking for victoms in the last week!
  6. Dirtypacman

    Dirtypacman New Member

    Mar 3, 2008
    Merrimac Valley, MA
    Sorry to hear about your concerns at work. I must admit if my boss told me to cut it I would. Lucky he is a 2nd A supporter and Gun Owner.

    Don't get yourself in any trouble at work regarding your hobbies... remember you can't buy any new toys without a paycheck.
  7. GMFWoodchuck

    GMFWoodchuck New Member

    Oct 9, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    I hate to say it, but the boss makes the rules. Of course that doesn't mean that you can't have open and active discussions with her afterwards. But, don't lose your job. Company time is company time. I didn't gab on the phone with my wife and friends on my old job. I'm a driver now and it's not-officially endorsed but it keeps you awake at night on the road so the bosses certainly look the other way.
  8. KING64

    KING64 New Member

    May 11, 2007
    Washington State
    What others say is is the company's computer, the company's money that is paying you so the rules are the rules.

    Having said that, I wonder if she would have taken the same position if she had learned you were visiting a site that promoted gun control or some other anti-gun web site. Hmmm. :rolleyes:
  9. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
    you don't need to be working for a liberal, tell her and her Obama supporting ass to find some other liberal to fill your space.
  10. Dakota Red 1

    Dakota Red 1 New Member

    Nov 26, 2007
    I wish you well on that job search.
  11. vytoland

    vytoland New Member

    Oct 14, 2008
    stay on the job, bow your head , suck it up and keep contributing to that S.S. fund. i want to buy another gun:D
  12. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Issaquah WA
    I get the dirtiest and most raunchy e-mails (mostly jokes, occasionally pictures) from my boss. Unfortunately we do have a company-wide filter (as in the entire company world-wide) which cuts a lot out. This slipped through, anything with the word Xbox for example though is blocked :rolleyes:. Fortunately we still had YouTube.

    (I work(ed) in a building materials store, we had a lot of downtime :D, and you can only play so much frisbee with a front-end loader)
  13. Pow ba te Pow

    Pow ba te Pow New Member

    Nov 17, 2008
    St Petersburg, FL
    Screw that. Quit that job. I worked at a place like that once. It was run by women that hated men. They crapped on us on a daily basis. I put up with it for a year, then found a better job.

    Now, I work for a cool dude that is a gun owner like me.
  14. conan1

    conan1 New Member

    Jun 3, 2008
    Somewhere in KY
    I look at everything at work, except porn. That's off limits and I really don't care to anyway. I hear its addicting. LOL Blessed with a good job.
  15. Rommelvon

    Rommelvon New Member

    Aug 6, 2006
    Goldsboro, NC
    If she is so ignorant that she hates all guns, just hang in there, her ignorance will assure your climbing the ladder and you will replace her......
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