SEPTA Background Checks Violate Federal and State Laws

Press Hits

3rd Circ. Breathes New Life Into Job Applicants’ SEPTA Suit — Law 360, September 11, 2018

Third Circuit Rules in Plaintiffs’ Favor, According to Outten & Golden LLP and Co-Counsel – PR Newswire, September 11, 2018

Plaintiffs’ attorney says SEPTA hiring decision affects civil and privacy rights, goes against state edict — Penn Record, August 26, 2016

Lawsuit claims SEPTA violates federal, state laws on background checks – Government Security News, June 1, 2016

New allegations, plaintiffs step forward in SEPTA background check violation lawsuit – Philadelphia Business Journal, May 31, 2016

SEPTA Background Checks Lawsuit Adds New Allegations and Plaintiffs – PR Newswire, May 31, 2016

Fair Credit Reporting Act lawsuit against SEPTA one of rising number, attorney says — Penn Record, May 27, 2016

If SEPTA Didn’t Hire You Because of a Criminal Record, These Lawyers Want to Hear From You – Philadelphia Magazine, April 29, 2016

Philadelphia Man Files Federal Lawsuit Against SEPTA After Company Refuses To Hire Him – CBS Philly/KYW, April 28, 2016

Rejected bus driver sues SEPTA over background checks – Philadelphia Inquirer, April 28, 2016

Lawsuit: SEPTA Violated Laws when Conducting Criminal Background Checks – NBC10, April 27, 2016

SEPTA Hit With Class Action Over Background Checks – Legal Intelligencer, April 27, 2016

School bus driver sues after his city transit job application is rejected over long-ago conviction – ABA Journal, April 27, 2016

Lawsuit claims SEPTA hiring practices violate law – Philly Voice, April 27, 2016

SEPTA sued over background checks for prospective hires – Newsworks/WHYY, April 27, 2016

Lawsuit: SEPTA violated laws when conducting criminal background checks – Philadelphia Business Journal, April 27, 2016

SEPTA Background Checks Violate Federal and State Laws, According to Outten & Golden LLP and Co-Counsel – PR Newswire, April 27, 2016

Letter: Ex-cons have rights when seeking work – Philadelphia Inquirer, March 18, 2016