Mass. AG Backs FedEx Drivers In 1st Circ. Employment Row

Law360, Washington (November 17, 2015, 5:37 PM EST) -- The attorney general of Massachusetts urged the First Circuit on Tuesday to side with a group of FedEx drivers fighting to revive their proposed class action, backing the workers’ arguments that the shipping giant misclassified them as independent contractors and that the drivers should not have to pay certain expenses associated with their work.

Attorney General Maura Healey urged the First Circuit to overturn a February district court ruling in favor of the FedEx Ground Package System Inc., telling the appeals court in an amicus curae...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Schwann, et al v. Fedex Ground Package Sys, Inc.


Case Number

15-1214

Court

Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

3710 Fair Labor Standards Act

Date Filed

February 24, 2015

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.