Search Results for: fedex

FedEx Succeeds Again On Appeal of an NLRB Ruling on Independent Contractor Misclassification

In the past 2-1/2 years, FedEx has suffered through some appellate court setbacks in the area of independent contractor misclassification, beginning with a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco and ending with … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in IC Compliance

Further IC Misclassification Wounds: FedEx’s Settlement Payments Nearing $500 Million

FedEx’s costs due to IC misclassification are approaching $500 million over the past year as a result of appellate court decisions that concluded that FedEx did not draft in a valid manner its IC agreement and internal policies governing Ground Division … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in IC Compliance

$240 Million Settlement Closes Chapter on FedEx IC Misclassification Lawsuits

FedEx yesterday announced that it reached a settlement of its remaining independent contractor class action lawsuits in 20 states with its Ground Division drivers for $240 million, pending court approval. Coming on the heels of its $226 million dollar settlement … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in IC Compliance

Seventh Circuit Adopts Kansas Supreme Court Decision that FedEx Ground Misclassified Its Drivers as Independent Contractors as a Matter of Law

Yesterday, as anticipated, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit adopted the decision of the Kansas Supreme Court that FedEx Ground drivers, as a matter of law, were employees and not independent contractors under the Kansas Wage Payment … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in IC Compliance

$228 Million: The Cost of Independent Contractor Misclassification for FedEx Ground in California

Yesterday, June 12, FedEx announced in papers filed with the SEC that its Ground Division “has reached an agreement in principle with [drivers] in the independent contractor litigation that is pending in …California [federal court] to settle the matter for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in IC Compliance