FedEx Drivers Seek Judgment Based On Calif. Case

Law360, New York (May 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys for 25,000 FedEx Ground Package System Inc. drivers have filed motions seeking summary judgment in one nationwide case and 20 state actions, citing a California decision that found FedEx drivers should be classified as employees, not independent contractors.

Last November, the Supreme Court of California chose not to hear an appeal by FedEx in that case, Estrada v. FedEx, after an appeals court upheld a 2005 state court decision.

The motions for summary judgment, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
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