Job Applicant Sues SOS International Over Consumer Report

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 8:03 PM EST) -- SOS International Ltd., which provides support operations to the U.S. government, was hit with a putative class action in Virginia federal court Thursday over allegations the company is improperly using consumer reports in its hiring practices.

Dean M. Javid brought the action, claiming SOS has willfully violated requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act by taking adverse employment action against him and other proposed class members based on undisclosed consumer report information, without first producing copies of the relevant reports or providing workers with a chance...
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