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EEOC v. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC; Case No. 7:13-cv-01583; June 2013
EEOC v. DolgenCorp LLC (Dollar General); Case No. 1:13-cv-04307; June 2013
EEOC v. The Pepsi Bottling Group; Case No. 90-04594 EMC; Settlement, $3.13 million; January 2012
The cases below are examples of recent legal actions filed against employers based on their employment screening practices or settlements of legal actions. These cases, each of which was filed as a class action, allege similar violations by employers for failure to meet one or more key provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), including: Disclosure (Sections 604 and 606), Authorization (Section 604), and Adverse Action (Sections 604 and 615).
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Kimberly Plasters v. UBS Financial Services; Case No. 2:14-cv-01659; March 2014
James Ellis v. Swift Transportation; Case No. 3:13-cv-00473; Preliminary settlement, $4.4 million; April 2014
Trent Henderson v. Home Depot; Case No. 1:14-cv-02123; July 2014
Sarai Mack v. Panera, LLC; Case No. 0:14-cv-61672; July 2014
Erin Knights v. Publix Super Markets; Case No. 3:14-cv-00720; Preliminary settlement, $6.8 million; July 2014
Benjamin R. Heflin and Andre O Pitt v. Kia Motors America; Case No. 3:14-cv-00051; January 2014
Adrian Singleton v. Domino's Pizza; Case No. DKC 11-1823; Settlement, $2.5 million; October 2013
Daniel Antonie v. Aaron's, Inc.; Case No. 1:14-cv-02120; July 2014
Raphael Save v. CSK Auto, Inc. D/B/A O'Reilly Auto Parts; Case No. 2:14-cv-03470; May 2014
Esayas Gezahegne v. Whole Foods Market California; Case No. 4:14-cv-00592; February 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has alleged employer violation of Title VII for improper use of criminal records and disqualification policies in their screening practices. Among its cases: