White Castle Manager Fights Chain's Bid To Nix Biometric Suit

Law360 (July 15, 2020, 10:21 PM EDT) -- A White Castle manager has asked an Illinois federal judge to reject the fast-food chain's bid to ditch a proposed class action claiming it breaks the state's biometric privacy laws by requiring fingerprint authentication for pay stub access, saying the company can't argue her claims are untimely.

Latrina Cothron said Tuesday that White Castle tried in its June 30 motion for judgment on the pleadings to argue that her claims under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act are time-barred because they only accrued in 2007, when the chain allegedly started to illegally collect and use her finger scan.

But under court...

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