Fedex Legal Case

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FedEx Corporation agreed to pay $228 million settlement in order to resolve the class action lawsuit that was brought by FedEx Ground drivers in California. Drivers claimed that the company misclassified them as independent contractors instead of employees. They allege that doing so resulted in shorting FedEx driver wages and benefits. According to Friday’s ruling (6/12/15), allegations were correct. The $228 million settlement would be paid as a resolution for claims brought against FedEx by approximately 2,300 California FedEx truck drivers who were classified as independent contractors and claim they should have been classified as employees of the corporation. The tentative settlement amount will require the approval of a California federal

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