Staffing Cos. Escape OT Claims In FedEx FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (March 17, 2010, 5:04 PM EDT) -- Finding that two staffing agencies that worked with FedEx Ground Package System Inc. qualified as exempt under the Motor Carrier Act, a federal judge has granted their motion for judgment on the pleadings as to allegations that they failed to pay overtime wages to pickup and delivery drivers.

Judge George A. O'Toole Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted defendants Adecco USA Inc. and Kelly Services Inc.'s motion Tuesday, siding with their contention that as joint employers, they were also eligible...
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