I was arrested 11 years ago in Ohio for Criminal mischief Charge Statute: 2909.07A1. It was considered a misdemeanor and paid a fine. I know was offered a job in Florida and the background check came back with this as an issue. They are judging me based on something that happened 11 years ago when I was 22. Can i dispute this?
Florida is an "at will" employment state, meaning that, absent an employment contract, you can be hired or not hired, or hired and then fired for any reason or for no reason, so long as it is not for an illegal reason (i.e. race, sex, etc), and no one but the potential employer can tell you what that potential employer will or will not do.
The bad news is that a potential employer in FL is probably perfectly free not to hire you simply because of your prior criminal history, even if it is out of State and was dismissed and expunged.
If you want more thorough information then I suggest that you reach out to employment / labor lawyers.
Wishing you luck and hoping that I have been helpful in properly re-directing your question.
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