Court Denies Motion for Class Certification in Employee W-2 Data Breach Litigation

Joseph Lazzarotti and d Maya Atrakchi of JacksonLewis write:

In recent years, there has been an uptick of W-2 phishing scams, and their consequences for an employer extend well beyond leaked data, including potential employee class action litigation.   Just last week, a federal court in Illinois rejected a motion for class certification in a data breach case alleging disclosure of employees’ sensitive tax information and additional personal information, in McGlenn v. Driveline Retail Merch.

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