AEX, Drivers Reach Settlement In Wage Class Action

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- American Eagle Express Inc. has reached a $700,000 settlement with a certified class of delivery drivers who claimed the courier misclassified them as independent contractors in violation of Pennsylvania's Wage Payment and Collection Law, according to a motion filed in federal court Friday.

The drivers asked the court for preliminary approval of the settlement, which comes days before the case was set to go to trial Wednesday, and described it as a fair resolution of their claims alleging AEX misclassified them as independent contractors — instead...
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