Rite Aid and LexisNexis are facing a class action lawsuit alleging that Rite Aid made adverse hiring decisions using inaccurate information from background check reports supplied by LexisNexis. This type of action would be a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
The plaintiffs in this suit claim LexisNexis compiled background information about them without verifying the information or giving them a chance to dispute the information. The FCRA allows a person who was the subject of a report to see a summary of their FCRA rights, a copy of the report and they must be given the opportunity to dispute the information in the report before any action can be taken against them as a result.
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