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Nursing Home Affiliate Says Labor Laws Preempt Biometric Claims

April 6, 2021, 4:18 PM

A proposed biometric privacy class action against Glenview Terrace Property LLC should be dismissed because the claims are preempted by labor laws, the Chicago-area nursing home affiliate argued.

Plaintiff Sophia Biloche’s Biometric Information Privacy Act claims are preempted by the Labor Management Relations Act and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Glenview argued in a motion to dismiss filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Attorneys representing Biloche didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Biloche sued Glenview—affiliated with a nursing home of the same name where she worked from June-October 2017—in Illinois state...

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