Kelly Services Background Check Class Action Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Kelly Services failed to make disclosures in the manner required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act before obtaining background checks on employees and applicants. 

Docket Number:


Company: Kelly Services

Filing Deadline: April 25, 2017

Class Period: July 18, 2012 to January 23, 2014

Objection Deadline: April 10, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: April 10, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: August 2, 2017

Proof of Purchase: Eligibility:

This settlement includes all persons on whom Kelly procured a consumer report pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act during the period from July 18, 2012 through January 23, 2014, and whose initial hire date at Kelly was during the period of time when Kelly was providing new applicants with a disclosure form that contained a liability release. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

If Kelly’s records indicate a Class Member was “Adjudicated Ineligible,” that Class Member will receive an estimated payment of approximately $272, and Class Members who were not will receive an estimated payment of approximately $90.

Total Settlement Amount: $6,749,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
Lyngklip and Associates Consumer Law Group PLC
Nichols Kaster PLLP

Claim Form: Submit Your Claim

Case Name: Hillson, et al. v. Kelly Services Inc.

Settlement Website: Hillson, et al. v. Kelly Services, Inc.

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Hillson v. Kelly Services Inc.
P.O. Box 4234
Portland, OR 97208

Tags: Unlawful Background Checks, Your Privacy