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Description: FedEx Ground didn’t pay overtime or contribute to Scalercio’s Social Security benefits. That’s because since acquiring RPS and introducing its ground service, the FedEx unit has treated drivers as independent contractors, not employees.


Date: Oct 16, 2014


Questions for Discussions:

  • Describe the business model FedEx has used to manage ground operations?
  • Do you think there are any other managerial issues, aside form these legal arguments?
  • Who do you think the courts will favor?