AEX Driver Employment Status A Jury Matter, Judge Suggests

Law360, Philadelphia (May 13, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT) -- A case alleging American Eagle Express Inc. illegally denied overtime pay to drivers it misclassified as independent contractors may be headed for trial in July after a Pennsylvania federal judge expressed skepticism Monday that claims in the case were clear-cut enough for summary judgment.

During oral arguments in a Philadelphia courtroom, Judge Juan Sanchez told an attorney for AEX that the Aston, Pa.-based courier’s bid for summary judgment would require him to parse facts and evidence in the case to determine whether the drivers should be...
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