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Labor Lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, Hit Motel 6, with Class Action Lawsuit for Alleged FCRA Violations

Motel 6 Operating L.P., and G6 Hospitality LLC, are facing a class action filed by their California employee who allege the companies violated The Fair Credit Reporting Act

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The San Diego employment law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, filed a class action lawsuit against Motel 6 Operating L.P., and G6 Hospitality LLC (Motel 6) for allegedly violating The Fair Credit Reporting Act. The Motel 6 class action is currently pending in the San Diego County Superior Court for the State of California, Case No. 37-2019-00065740-CU-OE-CTL. To view a copy of the Complaint, click here.

The lawsuit filed against Motel 6 alleges that the "DEFENDANT has unlawfully inserted extraneous language, including but not limited to, additional state law notices that do not relate to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, as well as extraneous language that does not relate to the ICRRA and CCRAA. DEFENDANT, also allegedly included the additional state law notices and extraneous language into its form purporting to grant DEFENDANT and its third-party background checking company the authority to obtain and use consumer report information for employment purposes."

"The Fair Credit Reporting Act15 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq ("FCRA"), Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act Cal. Civ. Code § 1786, et seq. ("ICRAA"), and the Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act Cal. Civ. Code § 1785, et seq. ("CCRAA"), provide individuals with a number of rights. Specifically, pertaining to employment-related background checks, the FCRA, ICRAA, and CCRAA provide that a prospective employee must give valid consent to the background check. The FCRA, ICRAA, and CCRAA require a signed authorization and disclosure from the applicant, sometimes referred to as a "consent" form."

For more information about the class action lawsuit filed against Motel 6 Operating L.P., and G6 Hospitality LLC, please call Attorney Nicholas De Blouw at (800) 568-8020.

Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, is a Northern California employment law firm that dedicates its practice to helping employees, fight back against unfair business practices, including violations of the California Labor Code and Fair Labor Standards Act. The firm has offices located in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco, Sacramento, Orange, Santa Clara and Chicago.

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