FedEx Ground Drivers Overtime Wage Lawsuit

Drivers are suing FedEx for failure to pay overtime wages.

 

I. Who are the Defendants?

FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. is a company that delivers packages nation-wide, including within the states of Connecticut and Massahusetts.


II. What is this case about?

Overtime Wage. In this lawsuit we claim that Fedex failed to pay drivers proper overtime wages, in violation of Federal law. We also claim that although drivers work through ‘independent service providers’ (ISPs) they are really FedEx employees.


III. What court is the case filed in?

Federal. This case is filed in the Federal court of the District of Massachusetts.


IV. Should I fear retaliation?

No. It is illegal to retaliate against an employee who joins a lawsuit like this. If you experience retaliation, we will help you.


V. How do I join?

Opt-in. Fill out the form here and send it back to the address at the bottom.


VI. Where can I go to get answers to my questions?

Call us. You are always welcome to call Lichten & Liss-Riordan, one of the firms handling the case. They will do their best to answer your questions. Their number is 617-994-5800.


VII. Who are the lawyers representing?

Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore, LLC, and Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C. The drivers who brought this lawsuit are being represented by the Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore and Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C. Both are experienced firms that have successfully handled cases like this in the past.


VIII. Will I have to pay any legal fees or costs?

No. We have agreed to work on this case on a “contingency” basis which means that our fee, and reimbursement for our costs, will come, if at all, out of any settlement. The court will closely supervise our fee petition and ensure that it is fair to the class.


IX. What is the status of the case?

The following represents the status of the case as of the date indicated:

DATE

COURT FILINGDESCRIPTION

 

August 29th, 2017

 

Complaint

 

This is the lawsuit itself which includes the detailed allegations of wrongdoing.

View Complaint

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