FedEx Wage Class Snuffed Under Comcast Ruling

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT) -- Citing the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, a California federal judge on Thursday refused to certify a class of hourly Federal Express Corp. employees who claimed the shipping giant violated state overtime laws.

U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer said FedEx handler and customer service agent Yvette Green couldn't meet the tough standards established by the Comcast ruling, which said earlier this month that plaintiffs must be able show that they can prove not just classwide liability, but also a common...
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