Employees File Suit for Biometric Violations

November 19, 2018- Plaintiff consumers and employees continue to file class action lawsuits alleging violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, a statute that purports to govern the collection, use and disclosure of individuals’ biometric information.

Fingerprint Scanning and Employee’s Rights

Biometric fingerprint scanning systems are being used by employers to clock employees in and out. Many have done away with timecards for greater efficiency and accuracy. However, there’s a dark-side to this practice. For instance, an Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA) says that employers who use the biometric technology must follow very discrete requirements… Read More