Rite Aid Job Applicants Win Round In Background-Check Suit

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Job applicants to Rite Aid Corp. won a round in their fight over the company's pre-employment background checks, when a Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday denied the company's motion to strike the designation of the putative class action as related to a similar case, saying both suits share a central core of common facts.

When plaintiff Kyra Moore filed the putative class action against Rite Aid in March, she designated the case as related to a similar putative class action filed in May 2011. Both suits...
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