Lowe’s Job Applicants FCRA Class Action Settlement
You are part of the Settlement if:
You submitted an employment application to Lowe’s; and
You were the subject of a background check procured by Lowe’s for employment purposes between:
- (1) October 9, 2012 and May 6, 2015 (if you applied for employment with a Lowe’s store), or
- (2) October 9, 2012 and July 5, 2015 (if you applied for employment at Lowe’s corporate headquarters through an external source), or
- (3) October 9, 2012 and July 9, 2015 (if you applied for employment with Lowe’s corporate headquarters at a kiosk).
Proof of Purchase
BROWN ET AL. V. LOWE’S COMPANIES, INC., ET AL.,
CASE NO. 5:13-CV-00079-RLV-DSC
District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
According to the lawsuit at the time the plaintiffs applied for a job, Lowe’s pulled a background check about them. Lowe’s asked the Plaintiffs to sign a disclosure and authorization form that contained a liability waiver, which according to the Plaintiffs violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681b(b)(2) because it contained additional language other than a disclosure under this law..