Kohl's Worker's FCRA Claim 'Makes No Sense,' Judge Says

Law360, San Francisco (September 25, 2015, 6:36 PM EDT) -- The California federal judge overseeing a proposed class action claiming Kohl's Department Stores Inc.'s employee credit-report disclosures violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act said Friday that the plaintiffs' argument — that the disclosures were faulty because they were combined with other paperwork — "makes no sense whatsoever."

Kohl's is accused of using ambiguous and misleading language to obtain credit reports from job applicants in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. (Credit: AP) At a hearing Friday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero rejected a bid from Kohl's to transfer the case to Florida, saying that because the chain does business in...

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