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View additional resources on misclassification of drivers at FedEx Ground, and the issues of independent contracting, workplace discrimination, and unionbusting. 

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The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Resources from the civil rights community on labor and working family issues.

FedEx Watch
FedEx Watch tracks the anti-worker tactics and bad business practices of FedEx Corporation.

National Employment Law Project’s Nonstandard Worker Project
NELP seeks to ensure that all workers, including temps, independent contractors, and part-timers, receive the full benefits of labor and employment laws, regardless of what their employer calls them.

FedEx Drivers Lawsuit
This site has information on the national class action suit pending against FedEx Ground on behalf of drivers alleging misclassification.

Unionbusting
Learn more about the practices of other anti-union corporations – like Wal-Mart, and Comcast, and Verizon – to prevent workers from ever having a union.

Broken Labor Law
Read more about the failings of our nation’s weak labor law system that fails to protect workers’ rights to freely and fairly form unions. 

Other Reports


New York State Workers’ Compensation: How Big Is the Coverage Shortfall?
(PDF)
A report from the Fiscal Policy Institute includes an analysis of misclassification’s effect on employee access to workers’ compensation benefits in New York.

The Cost of Worker Misclassification in New York State
This report from Cornell University ILR School shows misclassification’s costs to New York and offers solutions to address the problem.

The Misclassification of Workers as Independent Contractors: What Policies and Practices Best Protect Workers? 
In July 2007, the House Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee & Workforce Protections Subcommittee examined misclassification and the implications for workers.

 
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"It was surprising to see something like that at such a big company."

Read their storyFour Arab-American drivers from the FedEx Ground terminal in Wilmington, MA, allege they were the victims of racial, ethnic, and religious discrimination—and that the company failed to do anything about it.  Read their story.


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