FreightFedEx Ground Package Systems will pay $228 million to resolve a class action brought by FedEx Ground and Home Delivery drivers in California who say the company misclassified them as independent contractors instead of employees, shorting their wages and benefits.

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FreightA California federal magistrate recommended certification of a putative class of FedEx Freight truck drivers who claimed the shipping giant violated California labor laws by failing to pay adequate wages, ruling the plaintiff has met all the requirements for establishing a class. Continue reading “Federal magistrate certifies class action by FedEx Freight drivers”

Blog Wage and HourJudge David O. Carter has granted preliminary approval of a class settlement of current and former nonexempt FedEx package handlers in California who worked for the shipping company at any time from Sept. 24, 2009, through the date of preliminary settlement approval.

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Fotolia TruckWe received an excellent ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the FedEx case.  We have been representing the Oregon drivers in this class action for almost 10 years.

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