Appeals Court finds FedEx Ground misclassified Kansas drivers

More on the misclassification of drivers as independent owner-operators and ‘consultants’.  But Fedex is a lot different from drayage.

Appeals Court finds FedEx Ground misclassified Kansas drivers: Land Line Magazine.

 

There are a lot of stories on the general topic.  Mostly they make clear that being an IOO has a risk of far less certainty in what you are paid, and that hirers often violate terms that you thought you were getting.

So it is a valid question why workers agree to it.  Is there more upside as well for clever operators?

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