Metrostaff Finger Scan BIPA Illinois 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:

This settlement resolves an Illinois class action alleging that Metrostaff Incorporated took fingerprint or hand scans from its workers for timekeeping purposes without fulfilling the requirements of the state’s Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The law requires that businesses that wish to collect, store, or use biometrics must do certain things, such as provide written disclosures and obtain consent.

Docket Number:


Company: Metrostaff Incorporated

Filing Deadline: February 28, 2022

Class Period: April 14, 2013 to December 31, 2019

Objection Deadline: February 28, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: February 28, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: April 19, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you are a current or former associate whose biometrics were captured, collected, obtained, stored, or used by Metrostaff in Illinois, between April 14, 2013 and December 31, 2019.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund. Final amount will depend on the number of persons who submit valid claim forms.

Total Settlement Amount: $1,250,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Law Office of James X. Bormes, PC
Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan, PC

Claim Form: Metrostaff Finger Scan Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Baldwin et al. v. Metrostaff

Settlement Website: Metrostaff Finger Scan Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Metrostaff Finger Scan Settlement
Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2006
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2006

Tags: BIPA, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data