SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — A Colorado man is suing Starbucks, alleging violation of federal law.
Jonathan Santiago Rosario of Castle Rock filed a class action complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Dec. 21 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against Starbucks Corporation, alleging the defendant denied the plaintiff's employment based on wrong information from Accurate Background Inc., violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
According to the complaint, Rosario suffered monetary damages from being denied employment due to inaccurate background information. The plaintiff alleges Starbucks failed to provide the plaintiff a copy of the report or the opportunity to correct any errors found on the report.
Rosario seeks trial by jury, actual, statutory, and punitive damages, interest, all legal fees and all other relief the court deems just. He is represented by attorneys Beth E. Terrell and Erika L Nusser of Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC in Seattle, and by James A. Francis, John Soumilas and Lauren KW Brennan of Francis & Mailman PC in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington Case number 2:16-cv-01951-RAJ