Mondelez Beats Job Applicant's Credit Reporting Suit

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 3:47 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge Friday tossed a Fair Credit Reporting Act suit over Mondelez Global LLC’s online job application, saying a procedural violation of the law was not sufficient for an applicant to bring suit against the food and beverage company.

U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin found Mondelez’s online job application did not follow the letter of the FCRA but that applicant Johnny Vera had not shown this violation had caused him harm or violated his Constitutional rights, and he dismissed the suit without prejudice....
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