Job Seeker Drops Out Of FCRA Suit Against Michaels
Law360, New York (April 10, 2015, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The lead plaintiff in a proposed class action against Michaels Stores Inc. has dropped her individual claims accusing the retailer of failing to properly inform job applicants about background checks it conducts, according a document filed in Missouri federal court on Thursday.
Raini Burnside's suit, which was consolidated with two others into multidistrict litigation this month, alleged that Michaels knowingly violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act and applicants' right to privacy by not informing prospective employees that the company obtains consumer reports on them.
The stipulated dismissal said that Burnside's claims were dismissed with prejudice but that the action didn't affect...
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!