Disney, Screener Hit With Background Check Class Actions

Law360, Los Angeles (November 4, 2013, 5:33 PM EST) -- The Walt Disney Co. was accused of misusing criminal background checks Friday, as rejected job applicants brought separate putative class actions in California Superior Court claiming Disney failed to let them dispute adverse reports and an unrelated background check company was accused of using broad and inaccurate methods.

The suit against Disney alleges that the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not giving employees copies of their background checks before making a decision on their employment, depriving them of an opportunity to contest an inaccurate...
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