Universal Orlando employee suing for being fired over stolen gun from his car

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Dean Kumanchik has worked at Universal Orlando for more than 20 years earning 30 dollars an hour as a ride technician, recently he had his own gun stolen out of his car and was subsequently fired (the day before Christmas).

Kumanchik has a concealed weapon license and according to Florida state law you are allowed to keep a gun locked in your car when you hold this license. Universal is claiming since they have a learning center on their property this is a workplace violation.

He filed his lawsuit with the Orange County Circuit Court on Thursday; the lawsuit says that Universal Orlando violates the 8 year law allowing weapon holders to store gun in locked cars while at work.

Kumanchik says he didn’t consider himself on company property while parked in the garage;

“My interpretation of that policy would be that if I take my ID badge and go through the security gate and they swipe it, now I consider myself on company property,”

Universal spokesman said they will not comment on pending litigation.


What do you think? Should Kumanchik have been fired? 


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