Fair Credit Reporting Act class actions pose threat to employers

There have been several class action FCRA settlements of $1 million or more and apparent pro-plaintiff outcomes in some federal courts

As of this month, there have been 27 national Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class actions filed so far this year against employers.

Those facing cases include retailers, restaurant chains, theater chains, manufacturers, financial institutions and transportation companies.

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