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Lawyer: Illinois businesses should take steps to limit BIPA liability after reform legislation fails

By Karen Kidd | Apr 30, 2019

Businesses in Illinois should be taking steps to protect themselves against class action lawsuits after the Illinois state Senate missed a deadline to amend a state biometrics privacy law, a labor and employment attorney said.

CN, Dylan's Candybar, Pete's Market, Freudenburg Household Products among latest sued for scanning worker fingerprints

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 24, 2019

Freight rail operator CN, Dylan's Candybar, Pete's Market and the maker of Vileda and O'Cedar cleaning products are among the employers hit with class actions, as the lawsuits under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act continue to multiply.

Cook County State's Attorney Foxx joins court fight over fate of Melrose Park hospital

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 19, 2019

In the wake of a state appeals court’s decision appearing to block a bid by the village of Melrose Park to prevent the closure of a hospital in the western suburban community, embattled Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has joined the fray.

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