Truckers Win Lawsuit Against Unlawful Fingerprint Scans [Video] - Safety & Compliance

Truckers Win Lawsuit Towards Illegal Fingerprint Scans [Video] – Security & Compliance

November 14, 2022

Fingerprint scans, facial recognition, and vocal recognition is changing into comparatively widespread within the trucking trade… and it’s resulting in some lawsuits. Study extra about privateness rights and biometric knowledge assortment, and what trucking fleets must be searching for, on this episode of HDT Talks Trucking.


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Our prime story from October was information of greater than 44,000 truck drivers in Illinois profitable a lawsuit towards BNSF Railway for unlawfully amassing fingerprint scans at rail yards the drivers entered whereas dropping and selecting up hundreds. To dive into the Illinois Biometric Data Privateness Act and the higher implications of biometric knowledge assortment in trucking, HDT Managing Editor Vesna Brajkovic talked with Scopelitis, Garvin, Mild, Hanson & Feary Associate Andrew Butcher for this episode of HDT Talks Trucking.


On this episode, we dicuss: 

  • What’s the Illinois Biometric Data Privateness Act?
  • What’s biometric knowledge?
  • Prevalence of biometric privateness legal guidelines within the U.S.
  • What ought to carriers in Illinois be searching for on the subject of BIPA?
  • How ought to trucking firms keep away from lawsuits referring to biometric data assortment?
  • Who’s chargeable for knowledge assortment and BIPA compliance?
  • Industries impacted by biometric knowledge assortment legal guidelines

🏫 Sources

  1. Truck Drivers Win Lawsuit Towards BNSF for Illegal Fingerprint Scans
  2. Truck Drivers Should Be Knowledgeable of Biometric Scans in Illinois
  3. Scopelitis, Garvin, Mild, Hanson & Feary

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