Daily Digest – November 30. Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Case Over Misreported Debt; Appeals Court Vacates Dismissal of TCPA Class Action

JUDGE DENIES MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER MISREPORTED DEBT

  • Every time inaccurate information is furnished to a credit reporting agency constitutes a separate and discrete violation, ruled a District Court judge in Ohio, who denied a defendant’s partial motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case that it argued was time-barred because the one-year statute of limitations to bring the suit had expired.
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APPEALS COURT VACATES DISMISSAL OF TCPA CLASS ACTION, REMANDS CASE TO DETERMINE STANDING

  • The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated the dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case and remanded it back to the District Court because half of the plaintiffs in the class action did not state in the complaint how many calls they received, and the court first needs to establish whether those plaintiffs have standing to sue.
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CONTACT CENTER WAGES HAVE PEAKED AND WILL FINALLY START TO NORMALIZE IN 2023: REPORT

  • Companies nationwide in the accounts receivable management industry have felt the pinch in their wallets during the past two years thanks to rising wages being paid to collection agents, customer service representatives, and other contact center workers. But maybe there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Experts quoted in a published report predict that wage increases have plateaued and any other hikes that occur in the near future will be more moderate and in line with traditional growth rates.
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25 COMPANIES SEEKING COLLECTION TALENT

  • Companies like The CMI Group, Porsche Financial Services, Credit One Bank, and Avant are among those looking to fill vacancies in their collection operations.
  • The job listings are great for those looking for work and are also great tools for companies to use as sources for ideas about what to include in their own job descriptions and to see how other companies write their job ads.
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