As we told reminded you last month here, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), the agency that has enforcement responsibility over the Fair Credit Report Act (“Act”), revised the forms which employers must use to comply with the FCRA, effective January 1, 2013. There was only one little problem with the forms the CFPB provided for use: They contained various typos and technical errors that the CFPB now has recognized in its Supplementary Information in the November 14, Federal Register Notice.
Continue Reading Not So Fast … CFPB Issues Revised Forms for FCRA Compliance by January 1, 2013, First Ones Contained Typos and Other Errors

This week, the Third Circuit found that UNITE union organizers’ efforts in recording license plate numbers at a Cintas Corporation facility in Pennsylvania did not constitute a “permissible use” under the Drivers’ Privacy Protection Act and remanded the class action case filed by employees (and relatives and friends of employees whose license plates were also recorded) back to the district court for further consideration.
Continue Reading Union’s “Tagging” Tactics Violate Employee Privacy Rights