By Matthew Guarnaccia (January 30, 2017, 4:20 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday said that Amazon.com Inc. can't duck a class action by job applicants accusing the online retailer of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act through its background check system, saying that it is possible the company did not follow the proper steps to receive approval for the checks.
U.S. District Judge Richard A. Lazzara denied Amazon's motion to dismiss, keeping alive allegations that the retailer violated the FCRA by failing to provide two separate forms for the job application and the background check authorization for employment at a Florida-based fulfillment center. He disagreed with arguments by...
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