Three State Ags threaten to sue FedEx over contractors
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SAMANTHA BOMKAMP AP Business Writer NEW YORK
The Attorneys General of New York, New Jersey and Montana said Tuesday that they plan to sue FedEx Ground, claiming the unit's classification of workers as independent contractors rather than employees violates state labor laws. New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock and New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram sent a letter to FedEx Ground accusing the unit of "blatantly misclassifying its drivers" and denying "these individuals the employment rights they are guaranteed by law." All three attorneys gene...