FedEx Drivers Are Employees: Court

Law360, New York (August 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an opinion that could affect the employee classification suits against the package delivery service that have been cropping up nationwide, a California appeals court has upheld a ruling that FedEx Ground Package System Inc. drivers are indeed employees.

However, in the case, which had already been appealed twice, the Court of Appeal for California's Second District overturned the lower court's 2005 ruling concerning fee awards Monday in addition to confirming its treatment of FedEx drivers.

In so doing, it called the lower court's $12,373,875 damages...
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