Drivers Win Summary Judgment In FedEx Wage MDL

Law360, New York (June 2, 2010, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A judge presiding over multidistrict litigation regarding whether FedEx Ground Package System Inc. incorrectly classified some workers as independent contractors has ruled that three Illinois drivers are considered employees under that state's Wage Act.

Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana granted summary judgment in an order Friday on the former drivers' Illinois Wage Act claims. The remainder of the claims brought by Diane Gordon, Clarence Kelly and Dale Fluegel were not included in the order....
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