Harmony Nursing & Rehabilitation Center agreed to a class action settlement to resolve claims that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by using fingerprint time clocks without providing certain disclosures.
Harmony Nursing employees say their privacy rights were violated by fingerprint timekeeping devices used by the nursing and rehabilitation center. According to the class action lawsuit, Harmony failed to provide disclosures and obtain consent as required by BIPA.
Harmony Nursing is a rehabilitation and healthcare center in Chicago. The center offers a number of services including orthopedic rehabilitation, post-hospital rehab, various types of therapy, long- or short-term care and 24-hour medical care.
Harmony hasn’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to resolve the BIPA allegations.
Harmony Nursing BIPA Class Action Lawsuit
- Who’s Eligible:
- Individuals who worked for Harmony Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Illinois between Feb. 22, 2015, and Feb. 23, 2023, who used a fingerprint scanning time clock before signing a biometric consent form.
- Estimated Amount: $500-$600 (estimated)
- Proof of Purchase: N/A
- Claim Form Deadline: 04/10/2023
- Case Name & Number:
- Chatman, et al. v. Harmony Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Inc., Case No. 2020-CH-02234, in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.
- How to file a claim:
- Head over to the Claim Form.
- Read over the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Complete the claim form with your info.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award!
(Click here to file a claim)
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