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Employee claims Creative Werks broke state privacy law by making workers scan fingerprints on punch clock

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 28, 2019

A laborer has filed a class action lawsuit against packaging company Creative Werks, claiming the company violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by making employees scan their fingerprints when punching in and out of work shifts.

Little Caesars, ABT Electronics, Choice Hotels among latest hit by class actions over worker fingerprint scans

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 5, 2019

Four more big name brands, including Little Caesars, ABT Electronics and Choice Hotels, have been added to the list of employers facing class action lawsuits in Cook County courts under an Illinois privacy law, following a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling.

Class action: H&M broke Illinois privacy law, made workers scan fingerprints to use with punch clock

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 3, 2019

A former employee of retailer H&M has filed a class action against the company, alleging her privacy was violated when H&M scanned her fingerprint, and those of other employees, for use with a biometric punch clock.

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