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Preckwinkle to county employees: No concealed weapons at work

Watch for Preckwinkle to issue orders this week restricting about 6,000 Cook County employees who work in offices under the president from packing heat while on the clock.

“She is closing a loophole in the state’s concealed carry law,” a Preckwinkle source said.

Cook County’s personnel rules already prohibit employees from possessing unauthorized weapons at work.

“Preckwinkle is now expanding the policy by restricting weapon carrying while working outside of county buildings and in the field,” the source added.

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