Florida court blocks drug testing state workers
Friday, April 27, 2012
The US state of Florida has repealed an order by the state's governor to drug test all state employees and new hires to state agencies. The federal court has said that the order is unconstitutional, violating the .
Last year, Governorordered 80,000 drug tests on state employees. He is a former health care executive and objects to the ruling against drug testing. "As I have repeatedly explained, I believe that drug testing state employees is a common sense means of ensuring a safe, efficient and productive workforce," Scott said yesterday.
Governor Scott is also dealing with a drug testing-related lawsuit for recipients of welfare.
- Tom Brown. "Florida judge blocks drug tests for state workers" — , April 26, 2012
- Lizette Alvarez. "Court Rules Florida Governor’s Drug-Testing Order Unconstitutional" — , April 26, 2012