Green Mountain Ends Applicants' Background Check Suit

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 1:58 PM EST) -- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. has reached a deal to dismiss a putative class action alleging the company used consumer reports to reject job candidates without providing the proper disclosures, according to a filing Tuesday in Virginia federal court.

U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith signed off on a stipulated dismissal filed jointly by the coffee company and counsel for a putative class, which was led by named plaintiff Chiquita M. Warren, a woman who claimed that when Green Mountain denied her job application, it did...
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