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crossposted from unbossed FedEx drivers have been fighting to be classified correctly as employees rather than incorrectly as independent contractors. It’
by shirah
Comment Count 219 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 04:39 AM PST with 256 Recommends
In 2011, the Post Office was denied a one cent increase in the price of stamps. The very same day FedEx increased its prices and the next day UPS followed suit. What is going on here? Where is ...
by arlandbaee
Comment Count 234 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 10:50 PM PST with 174 Recommends
AmericaBlog is reporting Tennessee bill HB600/SB632, a law that will repeal all non-discrimination ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 116 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 05:03 PM PDT with 147 Recommends
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 60 comments on Sat May 21, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
Anyone need a huge belly laugh? I'll never again wonder why dogs are so fascinated by movement beyond their yard. Yes, it's a video, but a description would ruin it, and there is no audio. I never ...
by Eileen B
Comment Count 86 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 11:54 PM PDT with 117 Recommends
Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia decided that FedEx Home workers are entrepreneurs and not employees, and therefore they cannot organize a union.
by Union Review
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 08:54 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
FedEx's practice of insisting its drivers are not actually its employees took a blow this week, when an appeals court panel said that groups of former drivers involved in a class action suit had ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 10:55 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is illegal. After years and years of this scam model at FedEx, the Internal Revenue Service last week slapped the company with a $319 million fine, ...
by TeamsterPower
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2007 at 10:42 AM PST with 50 Recommends
FedEx CEO Fred Smith’s arrogant campaign of threats and intimidation continued this week when his top spokesman threatened to take down members of Congress who oppose FedEx’s position on ...
by Union Review
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 10:34 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
The war in Iraq is taking center stage during the presidential debates, but economic justice belongs in the spotlight as well. We know what the death toll is for U.S. troops in Iraq: Nearly 3,500 ...
by TeamsterPower
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2007 at 06:10 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
An article today from Lisa Graves at the Center for Media and Democracy informs in May 2012, PRWeek reported ALEC had... ..."hired the notorious global PR firm Edelman. Edelman is the firm of ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 05:49 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Nick Turse at AlterNet has a must-read piece exploring the "civilian" contractors – otherwise known as some of America's most notable companies – which have most profited since 9/11 due to ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 06:48 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
The race between UPS and FedEx Ground to win the most market share is just as hot and fast as a NASCAR race between Dale Jarrett's UPS car and Jason Leffler's FedEx. More than just competition ...
by Pilgrim X
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 08:19 PM PST with 28 Recommends
From [http://progressivepopulist.blogspot.com/2013/02/editorial-save-postal-service.html The Progressive Populist] The announcement that Postmaster General Patrick Donahue plans to stop delivery of ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 11:17 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Updated at 4:30 p.m. EDT: Adds comments from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and International Vice President and Parcel Division Director Ken Hall. FedEx's illeagal practice of ...
by TeamsterPower
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 08:30 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
At least 14 people were killed and scores were wounded Sunday as a female suicide bomber struck at a railway station in southern Russia, officials said, heightening concern ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Dec 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST with 23 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] To the absolute surprise of no one the sorry-assed ...
by paradox
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun May 11, 2008 at 08:32 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
crossposted from unbossed Nine years is a long time for employees to wait for justice. But that's the way it is when an employer decides it wants to crush them.
by shirah
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2007 at 05:15 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
by TeamsterPower
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Nov 18, 2006 at 07:21 PM PST with 22 Recommends
This conservative activist group-American Conservative-Union pretends to care about certain issues to pad their pockets. Take this case where they were going to endorse FedEx in a bitter legislative ...
by appledown
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 06:49 AM PDT with 21 Recommends