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Ceridian, Becton Dickinson targeted under new class actions for supplying fingerprint scanning ID tech to employers

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 29, 2019

Ceridian, one of the country’s largest human resources services vendors, and Becton Dickinson, one of the largest makers of medical technology, have become the latest big targets of class action lawsuits under an Illinois biometric information privacy law.

High rise manager Jones Lang LaSalle can't toss tenant's racketeering class action over 'union-only rule'

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 28, 2019

An ex-tenant in a Loop office building run by Jones Lang LaSalle has won the chance to continue its class action lawsuit against the property management company, accusing JLL of illegally conspiring with unions to run a racket forcing tenants to use union labor, rather than less expensive non-union contractors, for renovations and other work.

Northwestern Hospital says law doesn't support 'nonsensical' privacy suit over fingerprint scans to dispense meds

By Dan Churney | May 22, 2019

A group of Northwestern Memorial Hospital have sued the hospital for requiring workers to scan fingerprints when entering a secured area in which medication was stored. Northwestern Hospital and the vendors who supplied the technology for the entrance security system are asking a federal judge to dismiss the workers' lawsuit, because state biometric privacy law does not cover the healthcare field.

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