Plaintiffs Don’t Stand Tall in Texas FCRA Class Action

In light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S.Ct. 1540 (2016) and Dyson v. Sky Chefs, Inc., 2017 WL 2618946 (N.D. Tex. June 16, 2017), it would be wise for employers to evaluate their Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) compliance. Businesses should update all FCRA documents and train managers and human resources professionals regarding background check processes. In Dyson, the court held that the plaintiff in a putative class action who alleged the improper inclusion of “extraneous” information in a FCRA disclosure lacked Article III standing.

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