Court Nixes FedEx's Class Certification Appeal

Law360, New York (January 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- FedEx Ground Package System Inc. has lost its bid to appeal a district court's order certifying both a Kansas state and a federal ERISA class of drivers who are seeking benefits under several plans for which they were not eligible because they were deemed independent contractors.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit shot down FedEx's petition for permission to appeal a ruling issued Oct. 29 by Chief Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the...
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