The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of 500 drivers in Kansas who sued FedEx in 2003 claiming they were misclassified as independent contractors. The decision upholds a ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court which found that the drivers met the state’s 20-point test to determine their employment status under the [&hellip...
After leaving his job with the United States Postal Service (USPS) for what he thought would be a lucrative career at FedEx, Reggie Gray eventually found himself bankrupt and in the middle of a legal battle with the company. This lasted the better part of a decade before his story was told by CNN. [&hellip...
In a settlement of a federal court lawsuit in Maine, FedEx Ground has agreed to pay $5.8 million in back pay and legal fees to 141 drivers it misclassified as independent contractors. The lawsuit claimed that FedEx denied overtime pay and made improper deductions in addition to requiring drivers to pay for their expenses. [&hellip...