TITLE

Rent-A-Center pays $2M in suit

PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;07/17/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Rent-A-Center's settlement of a lawsuit filed by its employees and applications who claimed their privacy was violated by a psychological test. Test-takers' claim that they took offense at queries about bodily functions, religious views and sexual habits; Terms of the settlement.
ACCESSION #
3549110

 

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