Sunrise Senior Living Illinois Fingerprint Time Clock 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:

Sunrise Senior Living Management, Inc. has agreed to a settlement in a case alleging it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The complaint claimed that Sunrise had been collecting employee fingerprints for use with a fingerprint time clock but had not obtained the employees’ informed written consent or formed a policy of what would eventually be done with the fingerprints.

Docket Number:

2017-CH-15152

Company: Sunrise Senior Living Management Inc.

Class Period: November 14, 2012 to December 31, 2017

Objection Deadline: January 18, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: January 18, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: February 14, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

If you have received a notice, you do not need to do anything. Your payment will be sent to you automatically. If you did not receive a notice and believe you are a member of the class, contact the settlement administrator.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a current or former employee of Sunrise who worked at a facility in Illinois used the Kronos time clock finger-scanning option between November 14, 2012 and December 31, 2017. 

If you worked at Sunrise between November 14, 2015 and December 31, 2017, you are a member of Subclass 1. If you worked at Sunrise between November 14, 2012 and November 13, 2015, you are a member of Subclass 2. If you are a member of both subclasses, you will be considered a member of Subclass 1. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Subclass 1: Approximately $75. Subclass 2: Approximately $25.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,500

Law Firms:
Edelson
Fish Law Firm

Case Name: Taylor v. Sunrise Senior Living Management, Inc.

Settlement Website: Sunrise Senior Living Fingerprint Time Clock Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Heffler Claims Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Taylor v. Sunrise
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 58044
Philadelphia, PA 19102-8044

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