Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 13, 2021, the United States...

Cannabis Company Settles FCRA Class Action Lawsuit – ESR NEWS

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 13, 2021, the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida certified an “Adverse Action Class” in the class action lawsuit LYTTLE v. TRULIEVE, INC. that claimed a cannabis company took adverse action against employees and applicants based on background checks in a way that violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The cannabis company settled the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount, according to court filings. Plaintiff Lyttle applied for employment with defendant Trulieve and received a conditional job offer. Trulieve then rescinded the job offer based on the contents …

 

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