CHICAGO — A worker has filed a class action lawsuit against Rohrer Corporation and Shoreview Industries LLC for allegedly violating state law.

Brent Cameron filed a complaint on March 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the defendants collected workers' fingerprints without consent.

Ryan Stephan
Ryan Stephan | Stephan Zouras LLP

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges he and other workers were compelled to scan their fingerpritns every time they clocked in for work. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to inform workers why fingerprints were being collected and stored, and for how long they intended to keep said information.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks statutory damages of $5,000, statutory damages of $1,000 for each negligent violation, injunctive and other equitable relief, court costs, interest and any further relief this court grants. He is represented by attorney Ryan Stephan of the firm of Stephan Zouras LLP of Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2018CH02900

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