Chicago Hotel, Employees Reach $1.1M Biometric Data Deal

By Lauraann Wood (July 22, 2020, 5:32 PM EDT) -- Loews Chicago Hotel has reached a $1.05 million settlement with a former employee to end litigation over her proposed class claims that the company's time-tracking practices violated its workers' biometric privacy rights, according to federal court records.

Ex-employee Tekita Bryant asked U.S. District Judge Charles Norgle to preliminarily approve her deal with Loews Chicago Hotel Inc. and conditionally certify a class of more than 1,200 Loews employees who were allegedly required to scan their fingerprints to track work time without first consenting to the practice. Loews and its parent company deny Bryant's claims of misconduct and liability and any allegation they...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!