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Spike in IL lawsuits vs employers over fingerprints, other biometric data may be just the beginning

John Sammon and Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 12, 2017, 6:31pm

A spike in the number of lawsuits in Illinois over biometrics data is a result of such data becoming more commonly used or misused by both business and social media. But whatever the reason, businesses should look for more and more of these lawsuits in coming days, a Washington, D.C.-based labor and employment attorney warns, thanks to a unique facet of Illinois' law