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Victory! Federal Judge Rules Against Drug Testing of Florida's State Workers

Victory! Federal Judge Rules Against Drug Testing of Florida's State Workers

By Baylor Johnson, ACLU of Florida at 4:09pm
Two months ago, I was sitting in a federal courtroom in Miami watching as our staff attorney, Shalini Goel  Agarwal, argued for the rights of Florida state workers against invasive, suspicionless mandatory bodily-fluid searches. The ACLU of Florida, on behalf of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), was challenging an executive order issued by Gov. Rick Scott requiring random drug testing for state employees.
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