Battle Brewing Over Certification In FedEx Case

Law360, New York (December 18, 2009, 2:36 PM EST) -- A group of New Jersey-based couriers for FedEx Corp. has asked a federal judge to certify its wage-and-hour and breach of contract case as a class action, saying the essence of each punitive class member's claims is the same.

But in competing motions filed Wednesday and Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, FedEx asked the court to dismiss part of the case and deny class certification. The company said the court should look to a Florida federal court's ruling denying...
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