Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has spawned a tsunami of class actions against employers who utilize biometric timekeeping or security systems. Now, the Illinois Supreme Court in McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park, LLC has eliminated a defense invoked by employers facing claims under BIPA: the exclusivity of workers’ compensation.
Illinois Supreme Court Eliminates Defense to Biometric Privacy Class Actions
By Jean Edmonds, P. Kevin Connelly and Joseph K. Mulherin on March 30, 2022
Posted In Employment, Labor, Privacy and Data Security