A man claiming his offer of employment as a bus driver with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority was revoked because of his criminal history has filed a class action lawsuit against SEPTA in federal court.

Frank Long alleged in his lawsuit that SEPTA routinely violates the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act by failing to give “clear and conspicuous” written notice to job applicants that it conducts background checks and ­disqualifies candidates based on “unrelated felony convictions.”

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