FedEx “Independent Contractors” are Entitled to Overtime—Federal Appellate Court Rules that FedEx Misclassified its Employees

On August 27, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California rejected FedEx’s argument that its drivers were independent contractors and concluded that they were in fact employees entitled to overtime pay and meal period benefits under California law. The Court ruled that a class of approximately 2,300 delivery drivers may proceed with their class claims […]

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