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Kronos Finger Scans for Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Kronos Incorporated is settling an Illinois class action alleging that it collected, stored, and used finger-scan data from employees in Illinois for timekeeping purposes. The complaint alleged the company did not meet the requirements of an Illinois law on biometrics, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and did not get proper authorization from the individuals whose fingers were scanned.

Docket Number:

1:19-CV-01306

Company: Kronos Incorporated

Filing Deadline: December 6, 2022

Class Period: January 18, 2014 to March 20, 2022

Objection Deadline: December 8, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: December 6, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: December 20, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you scanned your finger on a Kronos-brand timeclock at your job in Illinois and the finger-scan data was hosted by Kronos, between January 18, 2014 and March 20, 2022. If you received notice of the settlement by email or post office mail, you are likely a class member.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund, estimated to be $290-$580 per person, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $15,276,227

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

Law Firms:
Edelson
Stephan Zouras LLP

Claim Form: Kronos BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Figueroa v. Kronos Incorporated, Case No.

Settlement Website: Kronos BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Kroll Settlement Administration LLC
PO Box 5324
New York, NY 10150-5324
info@kronosbipasettlement.com
833-620-3585

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