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November 24 2015

Amazon Hit With Another Background Check Class Action Lawsuit

A recent class action lawsuit against Amazon is at least the second of its kind to be filed against the company in the last six months. Plaintiff Theo Feldstein alleges he was initially offered a job working for Amazon but the offer was withdrawn after the company received a negative background check conducted as part of the employment process. Feldstein alleges that Amazon violated the FCRA when they did not warn him about the negative report and when they neglected to allow him to fix any potential errors on the record. Feldstein seeks to represent a Class of employees or applicants at Amazon who had a background check conducted and who did not receive a copy or did not receive an email saying the report was confidential.