XPO Last Mile, Inc., “Delivery Drivers”
Delivery Drivers at XPO Last Mile, Inc., are suing for being misclassified as independent contractors. They believe that they were really employees and as a result have suffered economic harm. You might be able to join if you were a Delivery Driver at XPO Last Mile, Inc., during the last three years. Continue reading for details.
QI. What is this case about?
Misclassification. Delivery Drivers at XPO Last Mile, Inc., are classified as independent contractors instead of employees. We believe XPO took deductions from their pay that were not authorized under Connecticut law. We claim in this lawsuit that these deductions were unlawful and that the Delivery Drivers should be reimbursed for all unauthorized deductions, penalty damages, and attorneys’ fees. Click here to read the lawsuit itself.
QII. But I signed a contract. Does this prevent me from recovering?
No. The fact that you may have signed a contract does not prevent you from making a claim that you should not have been classified as an independent contractor. The law is the law.
QIII. What court is the case filed in? Does it matter?
Connecticut. This case is filed in Federal Court in Connecticut
QIV. 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.
QV. Where can I go to get answers to my questions?
Call us. You are always welcome to call us at Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore who will do their best to answer your questions. Our number is 860-522-8888.
QVI. Who are the lawyers representing Delivery Drivers?
Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore, LLC. & Lichten & Liss-Riordan. The Delivery Drivers who brought this lawsuit are being represented by the Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore and Lichten & Liss-Riordan.
Both firms are experienced misclassification lawyers and have successfully handled cases like this in the past.
QVII. How much can I expect to get?
It depends. We claim that Delivery Drivers should be paid for all unpaid wages, expenditures, costs, deductions, benefits or other losses resulting from Defendants’ misclassification as Independent Contractors.
QVIII. 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:
|October 26, 2015||Complaint||This is the lawsuit itself which includes the detailed allegations of wrongdoing.|