Trucking Co. Reaches $2.75M Deal In Background Check Suit

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT) -- U.S. Xpress Inc. has agreed to pay $2.75 million to settle a putative class action in Tennessee federal court alleging the trucking company failed to provide the proper disclosures related to background check reports obtained for job applicants, according to a Friday filing.

The settlement, which is subject to court approval, would resolve claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act by a proposed class of consumers in the U.S. who applied for truck driver jobs with USX, according to a joint motion for preliminary approval of the deal.

In the suit, the putative class alleged that USX violated the FCRA...

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