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Onin Staffing Adverse Action on Consumer Report FCRA Settlement

Onin Staffing, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint alleged that the company took adverse employment action, based in whole or in part on a consumer background report, without first giving applicants notice and a copy of the report involved.  Read more

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Trulieve Consumer Reports and Adverse Employment Action Settlement

The law at issue in this class action was the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint alleged that Trulieve, Inc. violated the FCRA by taking adverse employment action against employees or applicants, based in whole or in part on information from a consumer report, without first providing notice, a copy of the report,  Read more

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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