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FedEx Class Action Lawsuit: $227M in Settlement Reached

By on May 10, 2017
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Finally, we can refer to the settlement in FedEx class action lawsuit. It’s worth to mention that a $227 million settlement agreement received final approval by the court. This means that FedEx Corp will have to pay $227 million to its drivers in 19 states of the U.S. Why did drivers file a class action lawsuit against FedEx Corp? The reason is that plaintiffs accused FedEx of misclassifying them as independent contractors instead of full-time workers. They also pointed out that they were undercompensated. FedEx class action lawsuit settlement documents show that 12,627 drivers in 19 states are plaintiffs. Thus, these drivers will get between $250 and $116,000 depending on separate settlements in every state.

What about the settlement distributions and resolution of the FedEx class action lawsuit?

Here are the settlement distributions and resolution of the FedEx class action lawsuit:

 Indiana

  • 791 drivers will share a settlement of $33.95 million.
  • Average recovery per class member:$29,520.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $116,028.

 Alabama

  • 375 drivers will share a settlement of $3.2 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $5,620.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $20,100.

Arizona

  • 380 drivers will share a settlement of $4.95 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $8,699.
  • Settlements per driver: $250 – $28,149.

Georgia

  • 867 drivers will divide a settlement of $4.94 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $3,785.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $13,711.

Louisiana

  • 315 drivers will share a settlement of $5.25 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $11,061.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $39,743.

 

Maryland

  • 533 drivers will share a settlement of $9.4 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $12,047.
  • Settlements per driver: $250 – $29,455.

 

Minnesota

  • 455 drivers will divide a settlement of $8.3 million.
  • The average recovery per class member: $12,312.
  • Settlements per driver : $250- $44,701.

 New Jersey

  • 901 drivers will share a settlement of $25.5 million.
  • Average recovery per class member:$19,301.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $71,194.

 New York

  • 1,602 drivers will share a settlement of $42.9 million
  • Average recovery per class member :$18,421.
  • Settlements per driver : $250 – $68,880.

 North Carolina

  • 707 drivers will divide a settlement of $20 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $19,250.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $53,440.

 Ohio

  • 878 drivers will share a settlement of $8.35 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $6,363.
  • Settlements per driver : $250- $20,611.

 Pennsylvania

  • 1,265 drivers will divide a settlement of $23 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $12,442.
  • Settlements per driver : $250- $45,647.

Rhode Island

  • 125 drivers will share a settlement of $1.6 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $7,352.
  • Settlements per driver : $250- $20,332.

South Carolina

  • 274 drivers will share a settlement of $3.1 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $7,405.
  • Settlements per driver: $250 – $19,682.

 Tennessee

  • 762 drivers will share a settlement of $12.25 million.
  • Average recovery per class member :$10,863.
  • Settlements per driver: $250 – $39,838.

 Texas

  • 1,515 drivers will share a settlement of $8.9 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $3,938.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $13,880.

 Utah

  • 171 drivers will share a settlement of $2.4 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $9,130.
  • Settlements per driver: $250 – $28,886.

West Virginia

  • 107 drivers will share a settlement of $3.75 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $22,306.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $76,456.

Wisconsin

  • 604 drivers will share a settlement of $5.5 million.
  • Average recovery per class member: $6,126.
  • Settlements per driver: $250- $21,842.
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