January 31, 2022

Final approval granted for BIPA settlement between frozen pizza maker and employees

On January 24, 2022, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a final order approving the $876,750 class action settlement between Richelieu Foods, Inc. and its employees. The plaintiff claimed that Richelieu Foods violated the Biometric Information Privacy Act by collecting data with its finger-scan timekeeping system without first executing a written release. Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, participating class members are expected to receive approximately $2,500.

Order Memorandum in Support of Motion for Final Approval