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In Snider v. Heartland Beef, No. 4:20-cv-04026-SLD-JEH, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152791 (C.D. Ill. Aug. 14, 2020), Plaintiff (a former Arby’s employee) filed a lawsuit against Heartland Beef (an Arby’s franchisee). In the lawsuit, Plaintiff alleged that Heartland violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) by “scanning and retaining employee fingerprints without informed

On August 7, 2020, White Castle’s motion for judgment on the pleadings was denied in Cothron v. White Castle Sys., No. 19 CV 00382, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141391 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 7, 2020). As a result, White Castle is left to litigate a former employee’s claims that the restaurant chain violated various provisions

On June 16, 2020, District Judge John Tharp partially denied White Castle’s motion to dismiss in Cothron v. White Castle Sys., No. 19 CV 00382, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104795, at *2 (N.D. Ill. June 16, 2020).  White Castle is left to litigate a former employee’s claims that the restaurant chain violated various provisions

Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso granted preliminary approval of Corner Bakery Café’s $3.2 million biometric privacy settlement in Jones v. CBC Restaurant Corp., No. 1:19-cv-06736 (N.D. Ill. June 12, 2020).  The court’s preliminary approval brings the parties one step closer to final resolution of the proposed class action filed by plaintiff