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Dignity Health Consumer Report Disclosures FCRA California Class Action

The complaint for this class action argues that Dignity Health has committed violations of federal and state laws: the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), California’s Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA), and its Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act (CCRAA). All involve disclosures relating to Dignity’s obtaining of consumer reports on prospective employees.  Read more

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Dice Open Web Profiles Settlement

DHI Group, Inc. and Dice, Inc. are settling a class action alleging that they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint alleged that Dice was a credit reporting agency and that it failed to follow the requirements of the law in several respects, for example, in not having a permissible purpose in distributing  Read more

Avalon Health Care, Berryman Health FCRA and California Labor Law Class Action

The complaint for this class action comes packed with allegations against three companies, Avalon Health Care Inc., Berryman Health, Inc., and Avalon Health Care Management of California, LLC. It first makes claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state laws about the companies’ practices of obtaining background reports for job applicants. Then it  Read more

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24-7 InTouch Background Check FCRA Settlement

Ascenda USA, Inc., doing business as 24-7 InTouch, has agreed to form a settlement fund of over a million dollars to settle a class action alleging that its handling of background checks for prospective employees violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint claims that Ascenda’s Disclosure and Authority to Release Information form contained  Read more

Equinox FCRA and Criminal Background Discrimination Violations Class Action

Plaintiff Hassan Barrow was convicted of a crime he did not commit, according to the complaint for this class action, and he would like the protections of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the New York criminal record laws, in this case in his refusal of employment by Equinox Holdings, Inc. The complaint alleges  Read more

Avis No Advance Notice of Adverse Action on Employment FCRA Class Action

When she was offered a job in California with Avis, plaintiff Denise Watkins was ready to accept. Then, Avis withdrew its offer, because, the complaint says, the background report they had received from Sterling contained a criminal history. In fact, it wasn’t her history—but by the time she saw the error, it was too late.  Read more

Uber Drivers Background Check FCRA Settlement

Uber is settling a class action alleging that when it performed background checks on prospective drivers, it violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as related state laws. The complaint for the case claims that Uber did not provide proper notice that it was intending to get a background check, did not  Read more

Postmates Courier Applications FCRA Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Postmates, Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when it made background checks of individuals who signed up to be couriers using Postmates’ platform, but did not provide them with the disclosures and notices that the law requires. The complaint alleges that Postmates obtained the reports  Read more

Wal-Mart Prospective Employee FCRA Background Check Violations Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. did not follow proper procedures in obtaining and using crediting reports on employees, former employees, and prospective employees, thus violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as California laws. The complaint alleges that Pitre worked for Wal-Mart in California as an hourly,  Read more

Raymond James Financial Adverse Information FCRA Class Action

This class action alleges that Raymond James Financial, Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by not giving plaintiff Dustin Kampert a copy of his background report and allowing him time to correct problems in it before the company made an employment decision.  Read more