LexisNexis Faces Class Action Over Worker Database

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 6:42 PM ET) -- Two women filed a putative class action in Pennsylvania last week claiming that LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc. labeled thousands of retail workers as thieves and distributed their personal data from a database in violation of federal law.

LexisNexis classified retail workers as thieves in a proprietary database called Esteem and distributed damaging information from the database to prospective employers without complying with the statutory requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, according to a complaint filed by Keesha Goode and Victoria Goodman on...
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Case Title

GOODE et al v. FIRST ADVANTAGE LNS SCREENING SOLUTIONS, INC.


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2:11-cv-02950

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Commerce ICC Rates, Etc.

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JAN E. DUBOIS

Date Filed

May 3, 2011

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