FedEx Will Deliver $1M To End Delivery Drivers' Wage Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (June 25, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT) -- FedEx Freight Inc. has agreed to pay $1 million to settle claims from a putative class of pickup and delivery drivers who allege they weren't paid overtime or minimum wage and were denied meal and rest breaks, according to court papers filed Monday in California federal court.

In asking U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer for preliminary approval to the settlement agreement, class representative Eugene Chavez's lawyers said the settlement is “fair, reasonable and adequate” especially “in light of all known facts and circumstances, including the...
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