My question involves labor and employment law for the state of: Florida
I was terminated from a local government after 18 years for testing positive for THC during a random drug test. I have had no prior issues throughout my employment history. I have a medical marijuana card, which is legal in the state of FL, for back pain after opioid use, back surgery, epidurals, and acupuncture, and I did not use marijuana at work.
Do I have a good case to fight for a lesser disciplinary action than termination since this is my first offense after 18 years and I had no other problems in my record? Also, everyone at work said it is policy, but they wanted to keep me. Can I apply for my old job once it is posted? I have not used marijuana in over 30 days, so I should pass any pre-employment drug test.