Law360 (August 12, 2020, 5:17 PM EDT) — A transportation company broke Illinois’ landmark biometric privacy law when it required employees to scan their fingerprints without first getting written permission or providing required information, according to a proposed class action filed in Illinois state court.

Named plaintiff Renita L. Bailey claimed on Tuesday that MV Transportation Inc. — the largest privately owned passenger transportation contracting firm in the United States, according to its website — violated her privacy and rights under the Biometric Information Privacy Act. The Illinois law requires employers to get informed consent from workers before collecting, using and storing biometric information, such as fingerprints.

Bailey worked at…

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