CORRECTED: La. FedEx MDL Plaintiffs Add Subclass

Law360, New York (August 12, 2009, 12:37 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in Louisiana have added a subclass of FedEx Ground Package System Inc. delivery drivers who can seek relief under the state's employment law, complying with an order from the federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation accusing FedEx of misclassifying its drivers.

(Corrects an article published on Aug. 12.)

The Louisiana plaintiffs filed an amended complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, claiming FedEx wrongly classified its drivers as independent contractors.

The amended complaint responded to Judge Robert Miller's July...
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