2010 Census Background Check Class Action Settlement
You are a class member if you are an African American or Latino job applicants who applied for a temporary position with the 2010 decennial census but who did not have the opportunity to advance past the criminal background check stage of the hiring process.
As a class member you can opt for two different types of relief: (1) participation in a Records Assistance Project to help resolve issues on their criminal background records, or (2) receiving early notice of the commencement of hiring for temporary jobs for the 2020 decennial census.
Proof of Purchase
Anthony Gonzalez, et al. v. Penny Pritzker,Case No. 1:10-cv-03105-FMDistrict Court for the Southern District of New York
According to the settlement the U.S. Census Bureau discriminated against African Americans and Latinos when they used certain procedures to check their background prior to employment
Census denies any wrongdoing but agreed to settle the background check class action lawsuit to avoid the expense and uncertainty of ongoing litigation.
Early hiring notification or assistance in clearing records