Daily Digest – September 14. Judge Dismisses FDCPA Case for Lack of Standing; GOP Governors Want Student Loan Debt Cancellation Nixed

JUDGE DISMISSES FDCPA CASE FOR LACK OVER ALLEGEDLY RUDE & HARASSING INTERACTIONS FOR LACK OF STANDING

  • The plaintiff accused the defendant of employing “good cop, bad cop” in attempting to collect on a debt and then withdrawing funds from her account prior to her giving final authorization to do so.
  • But the plaintiff was the one who initiated the call and expressed an interest in paying the debt in full, the judge noted.
  • More details here.

GOP GOVERNORS CALL ON BIDEN TO WITHDRAW STUDENT LOAN DEBT CANCELLATION PLAN

  • The plan will have a “regressive impact” that harms lower income families unfairly, the governors allege.
  • The smarter action is to address the rising costs of tuition and student loan interest rates, they propose.
  • More details here.

FLORIDA CFO FLOATS BILL PROHIBITING POLITICAL DISCRIMINATION BY COLLECTORS

  • Worried that residents of his state will be subject to aggressive collection efforts by the Internal Revenue Service, Jimmy Patronis wants to establish anti-discrimination practices on debt collectors licensed by the state of Florida.
  • The bill would prohibit discrimination based on political affiliation, ideology, viewpoint, or conduct.
  • More details here.

20 COMPANIES SEEKING COLLECTION TALENT

  • Seeing how other companies are promoting their job openings offers ideas to help with your job descriptions, while also seeing who is hiring, and providing some market research on salary and compensation plans.
  • Companies hiring this week include: Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, Solutions by Text, Stanford Federal Credit Union, and Resurgent Capital Services.
  • Job openings include: Specialist, Digital Engagement; Dialer Administrator; Chief Technology Officer; and Manager of Collections & Loss Mitigation
  • More details here.

BARRON & NEWBURGER ADDS COMPLIANCE EXPERT TO FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE GROUP

  • The firm has hired Katherine O’Brien to be a Senior Counsel and work out of its Colorado office.
  • More details here.

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