According to the plaintiff in the Coleman v. Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-cv-2588 (N.D. Calf.). In June of 2015 Kohl’s Department Stores Inc. allegedly used ambiguous and misleading language to obtain credit reports from job applicants in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). As a result of the confusing and misleading application materials, plaintiff alleges that Kohl’s obtained a credit report and claims that Kohl’s willfully violated a recent warning by the (FTC) Federal Trade Commission to display background check disclosures to job applicants in plain language and on a separate document.
Plaintiff said that Kohl’s motion to dismiss is based on an erroneous interpretation of the FCRA’s statute of