FedEx Drivers Add Retaliation Claims To Suit

Law360, New York (October 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A purported class of FedEx Ground Package System Inc. drivers has added new claims to its lawsuit, which accuses the shipping company of wrongfully terminating workers with single routes so that they cannot pursue charges brought in the suit.

Eighteen California drivers filed an amended class-action complaint on Thursday in an Indiana federal court which added nationwide retaliation claims under the Family Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination claims under California common law. The new suit also seeks to void a release agreement which the single-area...
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