Trucking Giant Swift Sued Over Hiring Background Checks

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- Multibillion-dollar trucking conglomerate Swift Transportation Co. neglected to tell more than 10,000 job applicants that they can access and contest the background checks it used in its hiring process, according to a proposed class action filed Tuesday in a Virginia federal court.

This is the second action brought against the Swift in the past two years alleging that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not disclosing to potential employees that they can see their consumer reports for free and address incorrect or incomplete records....
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Ellis v. Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Consumer Credit


John A. Gibney, Jr

Date Filed

July 23, 2013


Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.