Little Caesars Wants Ill. Biometric Privacy Suit Tossed

By Joyce Hanson (April 15, 2019, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Little Caesars has asked an Illinois federal court to throw out a proposed Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act class action claiming the pizza chain failed to obtain workers' written consent to collect their fingerprint data, arguing the lead plaintiff gave her written OK for collection.

Parent company Little Caesar Enterprises Inc. said in a motion to dismiss memo Friday that employee Nivea Lenoir signed off on a waiver and release consenting to the collection of her biometric information whenever she scans her fingerprint as an authentication method while clocking in and out of work.

The company added that Lenoir provided insufficient...

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