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Senior Home, Kronos Can't Shake Ill. Biometric Privacy Suit

Law360 (June 1, 2018, 10:24 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday refused to nix a putative class action accusing Smith Senior Living and its time clock supplier, Kronos, of violating the state's biometric privacy law by requiring Smith employees to scan their fingerprints, finding that the disclosure of a former employee's biometric data to Kronos created a concrete injury sufficient to establish standing.

Cynthia Dixon originally filed suit in Illinois state court against her former employer and Kronos Inc., which supplies Smith Senior Living with the fingerprint scanners it uses for...
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Case Information

Case Title

Dixon v. The Washington and Jane Smith Community-Beverly et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)


Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly

Date Filed

November 6, 2017

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