UPS Faces FCRA Suit Over Employment Background Checks

Law360, New York (February 14, 2017, 2:12 PM EST) -- UPS was hit with a proposed class action in Florida federal court Monday alleging that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by using background checks to make employment decisions without providing workers or applicants with the results.

John Riley’s complaint alleges that United Parcel Service of America Inc. offered him a job as a customer service representative, only to revoke it based on the results of his background check, which weren’t shared with him, depriving him of the chance to review the information and discuss it with the company.

“It was unlawful for defendant to terminate plaintiff’s employment or deny...

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