ACLU to Hold News Conference
Action on Governor Scott’s Executive Order Mandating Suspicionless Drug Testing of State Employees

CONTACT: ACLU of Florida Media Office, (786) 363-2737,

Miami – The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida will host a news conference and media conference call to announce action regarding Governor Scott’s Executive Order 11-58 which mandated drug testing of state employees without regard to suspicion.

The announcement will take place:

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
11:00 AM
Offices of the ACLU of Florida
4500 Biscayne Blvd. Suite 340
Miami, FL 33137

A question and answer conference call will take place:

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
12:30 PM
(877) 347-9944
Conference ID # 72406393

Expected to participate are:
Howard Simon, Executive Director, ACLU of Florida
Alma Gonzalez, General Counsel, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council 79
Richard Flamm, Research Scientist, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Peter Walsh, ACLU Cooperating Attorney, Miami trial lawyer
Randall Marshall, Legal Director, ACLU of Florida

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