Lawsuits Filed Over Illegal Capture of Workers’ Fingerprints

Last Updated on January 5, 2018

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
People in Illinois who use their fingerprints to clock in and out of work.
What’s Going On?
Dozens of companies in Illinois have been hit with class action lawsuits claiming they illegally collected and stored their employees’ fingerprints.
How Could a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit could provide between $1,000 – and, in rare cases, $5,000 – for each person who had their fingerprint captured illegally.