Figueroa v. Kronos Inc.

Case No. 1:19-CV-01306 United States District Court Northern District of Illinois

If you scanned your finger on a Kronos-Brand timeclock in Illinois and had your finger-scan data hosted by Kronos between January 18, 2014 and March 20, 2022, you may be entitled to a payment from a class action settlement.

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• A proposed Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit between Kronos Incorporated (“Kronos” or “Defendant”) and individuals who scanned their fingers on Kronos-brand timeclocks at their jobs in Illinois and whose finger-scan data was hosted by Kronos between January 18, 2014 and March 20, 2022. The lawsuit claims that Kronos collected and stored biometric data from workers through Kronos-brand timeclocks when Kronos provided “cloud” hosting for their employers. The lawsuit claims these activities required compliance with an Illinois law called the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, and that Kronos did not comply. Kronos denies these allegations and that the law applies to Kronos. The Court has not decided who is right or wrong. The Settlement has been preliminarily approved by a federal court in Chicago.

• You are included in the Settlement if you scanned your finger on a Kronos-brand timeclock at your job in Illinois and your finger-scan data was hosted by Kronos between January 18, 2014, and March 20, 2022. If you received a notice of the Settlement in the mail or by email, records indicate that you are included in the Settlement,  and you may submit a Claim Form online or by mail to receive a cash payment. 

• If the Court approves the Settlement, members of the Class who submit valid, timely and approved claims will receive an equal share of a $15,276,227 settlement fund that Kronos has agreed to create, after all notice and administration costs, incentive award, and attorneys’ fees have been paid. Individual payments to Settlement Class Members who submit a valid claim form are estimated to be $290-$580, depending on the number of approved claims. 
• Please read this website carefully. Your legal rights are affected whether you act, or don’t act.

Submit a Claim Form
This is the only way to receive a payment.
Do Nothing
You will receive no payment under the Settlement and give up your rights to sue Kronos or certain related companies and individuals about the issues in this case.
Exclude Yourself
You will receive no payment, but you will retain any rights you currently have to sue Kronos about the issues in this case.
Write to the Court explaining why you don’t like the Settlement.
Attend a Hearing
Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement

•These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained on this website.

•The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. Payments will be provided only after any issues with the Settlement are resolved. Please be patient.

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Important Dates

  • Exclusion Deadline

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022 If you want to exclude yourself from the Settlement, you must complete and mail your request for exclusion form so that it is postmarked no later than December 6, 2022.
  • Objection Deadline

    Thursday, December 8, 2022 If you want to object to the Settlement, you must mail your objection(s) and/or notice of intent to appear at the Final Approval Hearing so that it/they are postmarked no later than December 8, 2022.
  • Claim Form Deadline

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022 If you want to receive a Settlement Payment, you must submit your Claim Form online no later than Thursday, December 6, 2022, or mail your completed paper Claim Form so that it is postmarked no later than December 6, 2022.
  • Final Approval Hearing Date

    Tuesday, December 20, 2022 The Final Approval Hearing is scheduled for December 20, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. CST. Please check this website for updates.

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