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3rd Circ. Urged To Revive SEPTA Background Check Suit

Media Coverage Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Third Circuit was urged during oral arguments on Tuesday to revive class claims accusing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority of failing to provide job applicants with a chance to respond to consumer reports detailing criminal histories that the agency said disqualified...

Plaintiffs Attorney Says SEPTA Hiring Decision Affects Civil and Privacy Rights, Goes Against State Edicts

News Item Monday, August 29, 2016

The use of background checks in making hiring decisions is facing increased scrutiny, according to the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in Long v. the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).

The plaintiffs in the Long case alleged that they were conditionally...

SEPTA Background Checks Violate Federal and State Laws, According to Outten & Golden LLP and Co-Counsel

Press Release Wednesday, April 27, 2016

PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK — A new federal lawsuit alleges Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) willfully violates federal and state laws when conducting criminal background checks of prospective employees, says Outten & Golden LLP...

Plaintiffs Attorney Says SEPTA Hiring Decision Affects Civil and Privacy Rights, Goes Against State Edicts

Media Coverage Monday, August 29, 2016

The use of background checks in making hiring decisions is facing increased scrutiny, according to the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in Long v. the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).

The plaintiffs in the Long case alleged that they were conditionally...

Fair Credit Reporting Act lawsuit against SEPTA one of rising number, attorney says

Media Coverage Friday, May 27, 2016

The recent federal class action lawsuit filed against Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other laws is one of many making those claims, an attorney knowledgeable of the FCRA said during a recent interview.

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