Dave and Buster’s Involved in FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed against popular restaurant Dave and Busters for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Joseph Alvarez alleges that he applied for employment at the companies Orlando, Florida location earlier this year. Upon receiving final results from the background check performed on Mr. Alvarez Dave and Busters decided to…

Consumer Reporting Agencies Hit with $13 Million Class Action Lawsuit

Two of the largest employment background screening companies in the U.S. have been hit with a $13 million class action lawsuit for failing to ensure that they provided accurate information to employers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Thursday that General Information Services and its affiliate backgroundchecks.com potentially violated consumers’ eligibility for employment and…

Company Settles for $2.6 Million for Violating the FCRA

A trucking company has settled in a class action law suit claiming they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Vitran Express Inc. agreed on Tuesday to pay $2.6 million to settle the lawsuit, which claimed Vitran didn’t disclose to job applicants that criminal background checks were going to be conducted on them. Employers are required…