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Disney FCRA Background Check Class Action Lawsuit Continues

Posted by Bob Mather on October 23, 2015

Employers were reminded On September 30th of 2015 that adverse action policies and procedures are a legal minefield if not handled with precision.

In his response to a motion filed with  the courts, Judge Steven Wilson granted plaintiff's motion to remand in the Walt Disney FCRA Class Action Lawsuit regarding pre-adverse action and adverse action procedures.

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Topics: class action, Adverse Action

Staffing Agency “Allegedly” Causes FCRA Class-Action Lawsuit Against Major Online Retailer

Posted by Bob Mather on April 13, 2015

On April 7, 2015 a major national online retailer was sued in federal court in Seattle. Like a multitude of other lawsuits sweeping the nation against employers, this lawsuit targets the technicalities of the fair credit reporting act and alleges failures to comply with specific sections. These technicality lawsuits are sweeping the nation and are resulting in astronomical settlements by the employers as well as unwanted and unneeded public relations press. 

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Topics: Human Resources, HR Compliance, FCRA, class action

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