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Ralph Lauren Corporation Collection of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois is one of the few states that has taken steps to even begin to regulate the collection, storage, and use of biometrics—the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Ralph Lauren Corporation has violated that law by collecting, storing, and using its Illinois employees’ biometrics for timekeeping purposes  Read more

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Armada Warehouse Fingerprint Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois is one of the few states to make a start in regulating the collection, storage, and use of biometric information. Its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) sets certain requirements before private companies can collect and use biometric information. The complaint for this class action alleges that Armada Warehouse Solutions, LLC required employees to clock  Read more

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Superior Health Linens Hand Scan Biometrics BIPA Illinois Settlement

Superior Health Linens, LLC is putting up $790,000 to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA sets forth rules that private companies must follow if they wish to collect or use biometric information. The complaint alleged that Superior Health Linens by collected hand scans of Illinois  Read more

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Walmart Palm Scan BIPA Biometrics Illinois Settlement

Walmart is paying $10 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA prohibits private companies from collecting, storing, transferring, or otherwise using individuals’ biometric identifiers or biometric information without first providing the individual with certain disclosures and obtaining written consent. The complaint alleges that Walmart  Read more

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Bella Elevator Biometrics Collection for Clocking In BIPA Illinois Class Action

In recent years, more and more employers have had employees provide biometric identifiers or information for timekeeping or other job-related purposes. Illinois is one of the few states that has begun to try to regulate the collecting, storing, and use of biometrics, through its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action  Read more

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ADP Timeclock and Biometrics BIPA Settlement

ADP, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) when it took finger and hand scans from employees in Illinois for use in its timekeeping system. BIPA mandates that private companies fulfill certain requirements before collecting, storing, or using individuals’ biometric data, such as providing them  Read more

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DS Smith Group, Liqui-Box Biometrics BIPA Violations Illinois Class Action

More and more employers are using biometrics as a way for employees to clock in and out of work shifts. The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) makes a start in trying to protect biometrics and set minimal conditions for their collection, use, and storage. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that DS  Read more

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Envoy Air Employee Biometrics Collection Illinois BIPA Class Action

An increasing number of employers are requiring that employees use biometric information for timekeeping purposes. The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) is one of the few laws that try to regulate the collection, retention, and use of such information. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action alleges that Envoy Air, Inc. does not follow  Read more

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Heartland Beef Employee Fingerprint Scans Illinois BIPA Class Action

Heartland Beef, Inc. has more than twenty locations of Arby’s franchises. Seven of them are located in Illinois, when means they are subject to that state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Heartland collects fingerprint information from employees for use in its timekeeping systems but does not meet  Read more

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Pret A Manger Collection of Biometric Information Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois has made a start in protecting biometric information by passing the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), setting forth requirements for private companies that want to collect biometric information. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Pret A Manger (USA) Limited does not follow the requirements when it collects and uses employee biometrics  Read more

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