You are 100% correct.
I'm not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV, but no person, company or government entity can force you to disarm then throw you to the wolves.
If we still operated under the Laws of logic and reason, more people would come to that conclusion, too.
Kudos to this guy for standing up to protect what was his.
Since he delayed in protecting himself because of the fear of repercussions from his employer, I wish there were a way for him to sue that employer for every bump he got and drop of blood he lost.
If anyone deserves something for 'mental anguish', it's this man.
More people are reaching the same conclusion....