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A summary of Wisconsin laws relating to weapons and conduct that impact workplace violence.
Effective November 1, 2011, an employer may prohibit a licensee that it employs from carrying a concealed weapon in the course of the licensee's employment. A weapon is a handgun, an electric weapon, a knife other than a switchblade or a billy club.
Effective November 1, 2011, an employer may not prohibit a licensee from carrying or storing a concealed weapon or ammunition in the licensee's own motor vehicle, even if the motor vehicle is used in the course of employment or driven or parked on property used by the employer.
It is unlawful to carry a handgun where alcoholic beverages may be sold and consumed. The prohibition does not apply to:
In addition, it is unlawful to carry a firearm in any building owned or leased by the state or any political subdivision of the state.