March 12, 2018 / 9:42 PM / 6 months ago

PNC says Pennsylvania law on criminal backgrounds preempted

PNC Financial Services has asked a federal judge to dismiss claims that it violated Pennsylvania law by considering job applicants’ arrest records even if no conviction had occurred, arguing that the state act is preempted by federal law.

In a motion to dismiss on Friday, PNC said the proposed class action by Pennsylvania resident Damian McCoy is trying to hold the bank liable for actions it took to comply with the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

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