FedEx, Plaintiffs Spar Over Driver Declarations In MDL

Law360, New York (August 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation alleging FedEx Ground Package System Inc. misclassified employees as independent contractors to deprive them of benefits are fighting a bid to have the court re-examine its decision to strike 293 declarations.

The plaintiffs filed papers on Monday opposing FedEx Ground's motion for reconsideration of U.S. Magistrate Judge Christopher Nuechterlein's July 23 order granting a motion to strike FedEx's driver declarations.

FedEx filed the declarations in opposition to the plaintiffs' motions for class certification and wants the court to consider them in...
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