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Time Warner Cable Has Been Named in a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Class Action Lawsuit



Time Warner Cable has been named in a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class action lawsuit filed on February 6, 2015 week in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The class action complaint alleges that the company violated portions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act in its employment background screening process. The Plaintiff is the same guy who was named in another FCRA class action lawsuit. Same law firm, same plaintiff, same allegations. Once again, the case focuses on the portion of the FCRA that requires a “clear and conspicuous disclosure” about the background check that is made in writing “in a document that consists solely of the disclosure.”

Case Name: Cory Groshek v. Time Warner Cable Inc, Case No. 2:15CV00157, U.S. District Ct. for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Source: http://www.employeescreen.com/

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W. Barry Nixon is the COO, PreemploymentDirectory.com the leading background screening information portal and online worldwide directory of professional background screening firms and Suppliers to the background screening industry. He co-authored the landmark book, Background Screening & Investigations: Managing Hiring Risk from the HR and Security Perspective. He also is the publisher of award winning newsletters, The Background Buzz and The Global Background Screener, and the author of the Background Checks column in PI Magazine.

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