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Ceridian Timeclocks Biometrics Collection BIPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Ceridian HCM, Inc. is paying well over $3 million to settle a class action alleging it failed to fulfill the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) before collecting Illinois workers’ biometrics with Ceridian-branded timeclocks with finger scanners. Among other things, BIPA requires that private businesses must provide written notice and obtain written consent before collecting, storing, or using biometrics like fingerprints, facial scans, or iris scans.

Docket Number:

19-CH-06489

Company: Ceridian HCM, Inc.

Filing Deadline: September 30, 2022

Class Period: May 28, 2014 to May 17, 2022

Objection Deadline: September 6, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: September 6, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: October 3, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you scanned your finger in Illinois on a timeclock issued, leased, or sold by Ceridian, and if your biometric data related to that scan was shared with or stored by Ceridian between May 28, 2014 and May 17, 2022.

Not included in this settlement are (1) persons who were class members in Edmond v. DPI Specialty Foods, Inc., 2018-CH-09573, Gonzalez v. Richelieu Foods, Inc., No. 20-cv-04354, Terry v. Griffith Foods Group, Inc., Case No. 2019-CH-12910, Quarles v. Pret a Manger (USA) Limited, 20-cv-7179, and Struck and Jones v. Woodman’s Food Market, 2021-CH-053, and (2) persons who executed Ceridian’s on-screen consent before using the finger scanners provided by Ceridian.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund after other amounts have been subtracted, estimated to be between $790 and $1,580 per person.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,493,074

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Edelson
Fish Potter Bolaños, LLC

Claim Form: Ceridian Timeclocks Biometrics Collection BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: LaBarre v. Ceridian HCM., Inc.

Settlement Website: Ceridian Timeclocks Biometrics Collection BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Ceridian BIPA Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 25411
Santa Ana, CA 92799
info@CeridianBIPASettlement.com
866-604-5254

Tags: BIPA, Biometric Data, Biometric Fingerprint Violations, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, Your Privacy