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Recent Illinois appellate court ruling could end the recent flood of class action lawsuits against employers under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act By Kwabena A. Appenteng and Philip L. Gordon Labor and Employment Law, February 2018 The Illinois Appellate Court’s decision in  Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp is momentous for employers because it provides a substantive defense that has the potential for defeating Biometric Information Privacy Act class actions whether filed in federal or state court.
The Second Circuit provides a roadmap for employers defending claims under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act By Kwabena A. Appenteng and Philip L. Gordon Labor and Employment Law, February 2018 Employers that implemented biometric timeclocks without giving notice to, or obtaining consent from, employees as required by BIPA are not necessarily “dead in the water” when swept up in the current wave of class action filings.

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