Doe et al v. Swift Transportation Company Incorporated et al

  1. March 12, 2019

    $100M Deal Reached In Swift Drivers' Wage Class Suit

    Shipping company Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has agreed to pay $100 million to about 20,000 drivers to end a long-running suit alleging that it makes its workers faux "owner-operators" to skirt federal and state wage laws.

  2. March 24, 2017

    Swift Slams Drivers' Bid To Restart Class Suit Pending Appeal

    Swift Transportation Co. slammed a group of drivers' bid to restart their proposed class action alleging the company misclassified drivers as independent contractors, saying Thursday that the Ninth Circuit is still weighing its appeal of an Arizona ruling that its drivers' contractor agreements were contracts of employment.

  3. February 27, 2017

    Trucking Co. Driver Contract Row Paused For 9th Circ. Review

    An Arizona federal judge agreed Friday to hit pause on a proposed class action alleging Swift Transportation Co. Inc. misclassified its drivers as independent contractors until the Ninth Circuit hears the trucking giant's challenge to a recent ruling that its drivers' contractor agreements were contracts of employment.

  4. January 09, 2017

    Trucking Co.'s Drivers Had Employment Contracts: Judge

    An Arizona federal judge ruled Friday that drivers’ contractor agreements with Swift Transportation Co. Inc. were contracts of employment, making them exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act and dealing a blow to the freight trucking giant in long-running litigation alleging it misclassified drivers as independent contractors.

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