By Lauraann Wood (September 14, 2021, 10:04 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit suggested durin...

7th Circ. Hints Labor Law May Preempt BIPA Claims – Law360

By Lauraann Wood (September 14, 2021, 10:04 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit suggested during oral argument Tuesday that a lower court rightly applied a Railway Labor Act preemption ruling to find a group of union-represented employees' biometric privacy claims similarly blocked under the Labor Management Relations Act.During oral arguments, a three-judge panel seemed unconvinced by Kerry Inc. employees' argument that both factual and legal differences in their suit should have prevented a district court from applying the railway labor ruling, Miller v. Southwest Airlines, to find that the LMRA preempts their claim Kerry implemented biometric timekeeping practices that violated …

 

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