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News | Aug 20, 2012

District Court Denies Motion to Decertify Class of FedEx Delivery Drivers who Allege they Were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

On August 13, 2012, the United States District Court for the District of Maine issued an opinion in Scovil v. FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113558 (D. Me. Aug. 13, 2012).  In Scovil, the plaintiffs are package delivery drivers who allege that FedEx violated the FLSA by misclassifying them as independent contractors and failing to pay them the overtime premium.  The district court denies the company’s motion to decertify the FLSA class.  See Scovil, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113558, at *31-37.  For a copy of the opinion, click here.

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