McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park, LLC

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Case Details

  • Case Status: Decided
  • Docket Number: 126511
  • Category: Privacy


In January 2021, the Illinois Supreme Court granted the appeal of Symphony Bronzeville Park, a nursing home that was accused of violating the BIPA by requiring an employee to provide her fingerprint for timekeeping purposes without adhering to BIPA’s consent and disclosure requirements. The appeal will resolve whether the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (IWCA) outright pre-empts BIPA claims in the employment context.

May 11, 2021

The Restaurant Law Center’s motion for leave to file an amicus curiae brief in support of the defendant was granted.

February 3, 2022

The Illinois Supreme Court filed its Opinion for this case.