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News | Nov 09, 2015

Fair Credit Reporting Act Case Highlighted by Law360

A recent class action filed by Winebrake & Santillo and co-counsel Nichols Kaster, PLLP of Minneapolis, Minnesota against Big Lots Stores, Inc. was highlighted in a recent Law360 article.  The class action lawsuit was filed in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania and alleges that the company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) by failing to have potential employees and applicants sign a standalone document agreeing to certain background checks.

The article is available at http://www.law360.com/employment/articles/723731/big-lots-accused-of-background-check-violations-

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