UPS Class Action Says Background Check Practices Violate FCRA

United Parcel Service of America Inc. (UPS) is facing a class action lawsuit after allegedly using background checks to make employment decisions without providing the results to job applicants or employees. This violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) could mean fines of between $100 and $1,000 per violation for the company. The case was opened when plaintiff John Riley of Florida alleges he was offered a job with UPS, only to be denied employment based on the results of his background check. He claims, however, that he was never provided with any information about the contents of the report.

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