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Biometric Information Rulings – And Why Employers Should Take Note

4.17.19

In early 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation and provided plaintiffs and their attorneys new weapons against all private entities in Illinois that use biometric information – including employers. The case made it easier for individuals to file suits against private entities for technical violations of the state’s biometric information privacy statute, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. In a bylined article for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Chicago attorney Franklin Wolf outlines why businesses in Illinois must exercise extreme caution in how they collect, store, and use biometric information in the wake of this case.

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