Bloomberg Law
March 2, 2023, 6:05 PM

FedEx Inks $1.5 Million Class Deal in Paid Military Leave Suit

Jacklyn Wille
Jacklyn Wille
Legal Reporter

FedEx Corp. will pay $1.5 million to settle a proposed class action by employees who say they were wrongly denied paid leave for periods they spent engaged in military service.

The deal is slated to benefit about 3,800 current and former non-pilot FedEx employees who took short-term periods of military leave between December 2010 and December 2022. It represents between 16% and 32% of the maximum unpaid wages at issue in the case, according to a settlement motion filed Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Delaware.

The deal comes nearly two years after the US Court ...

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