Imperva Largely Dodges Worker Background Check Suit

Law360 (April 9, 2018, 8:52 PM EDT) -- Data security company Imperva Inc. convinced a California federal judge Monday to toss most of a proposed class action targeting its employee background check process, saying a former company employee didn’t show he suffered actual harm from being given improper authorization forms.

U.S. District Judge Edward Chen granted Imperva’s November motion to dismiss plaintiff Julien Poinsignon’s suit accusing it of requiring job applicants to sign a disclosure and authorization form, which allowed the company to obtain background check reports, that violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act and the California Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act....

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