Pennsylvania Man Files Class Complaint Against SEPTA Over Job Applicant Checks

(April 28, 2016, 12:16 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) routinely violates the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA) by obtaining and using job applicants’ records in a manner that violates federal and state law, a Philadelphia man who was an unsuccessful job applicant alleges in his class complaint filed against SEPTA in Pennsylvania federal court on April 27 (Frank Long, et al. v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, No. 16-1991, E.D. Pa.).

(Complaint available. Document #43-160506-015C.)

Frank Long applied for...
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