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FedEx Drivers Are Not Employees, Judge Rules

Law360 (December 15, 2010, 5:03 PM EST) -- A federal judge has handed FedEx Ground Package System Inc. another victory in sweeping litigation over whether its drivers are independent contractors, ruling that they are not properly classified as employees in most of the 26 states covered by the decision.

Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. on Monday issued a 182-page opinion in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana explaining that his previous decision in favor of FedEx in a Kansas case applied to most other states remaining in the massive multi-district...
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