FedEx Wins Ruling That Contract Drivers Seeking Benefits Aren't Employees

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    FedEx Wins Ruling That Contract Drivers Seeking Benefits Aren't Employees - Bloomberg

    FedEx Corp. drivers were found by a judge to be independent contractors in a nationwide series of lawsuits claiming the company treats them as employees and owes them full benefits.

    The contractor model gives FedEx’s Ground unit a cost advantage of as much as 30 percent over Atlanta-based UPS, University of Pittsburgh business professor Marick Masters has estimated.