Manager's Class Action Against FedEx Kinko's Tossed

Law360, New York (September 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge in Oakland has dismissed a class action lawsuit against FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services Inc., holding that the company was correct in classifying its center managers as exempt from certain employment benefits.

U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong handed down her 16-page order last month, granting the defendant summary judgment and ruling that the center managers qualify for the executive exemption contained in California Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order 7-2001.

“The company is very pleased with the outcome,” said Keith Jacoby, a...
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