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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers In Employment Contracts, Adding To Its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment contracts that requires employees to arbitrate...
United States
24 May 2018
Background Screening Company Defeats FCRA Claim With Standing And Effective Procedures Defenses
A district court in Ohio dismissed a plaintiff's claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., because he could not show ...
United States
1 May 2018
FTC Issues Guidance For Employment Background Screening
On April 28, the Federal Trade Commission published a blog entitled "Background Checks on Prospective Employees: Keep Required Disclosures Simple."
United States
10 May 2017
Defendant Requests Rehearing En Banc Of Ninth Circuit's Finding Of Willful FCRA Violation
The Ninth Circuit's decision is the latest case to grapple with the implications of the Supreme Court's Spokeo decision and its effect on Article III standing.
United States
3 Mar 2017
District Court Wrestles With Interpretation Of Webpage In Background Check Disclosure Lawsuit
The Fair Credit Reporting Act requires that employers provide prospective applicants with a disclosure before obtaining a pre-employment background check from a consumer reporting agency.
United States
7 Dec 2016
Background Screening Class Certified In Obsolete Information Case
On July 26, a Northern District of California judge certified a class of applicants who claimed that S2Verify, a background check company, included obsolete criminal information on their background...
United States
8 Aug 2016
Spokeo-Based Motion To Dismiss Filed In Pennsylvania Federal Court
In Long v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation, the named plaintiffs applied for positions as bus operators with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ("SEPTA").
United States
8 Aug 2016
National Restaurant Chain Hit With Background Screening Class Action
In another example of the continuing increase in background screening-related class actions, a national restaurant chain was on the receiving end of a class action lawsuit.
United States
8 Dec 2015
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