Sirkerra Farrell v. FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Docket No.: 3:19-cv-19973
On October 18, 2019, a former package handler for FedEx filed a class action lawsuit against FedEx, alleging that FedEx required her and hundreds of other hourly employees to undergo pre-shift and post-shift security screenings without pay. On July 10, 2020 the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied FedEx’s motion to dismiss the case, holding that under the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law,time spent undergoing mandatory pre-shift and post-shift security screenings may be compensable.
If you worked for FedEx in New Jersey as a package handler or in any other hourly position that required you to undergo mandatory security screenings without being paid, you may be owed wages and additional damages. Call us today or complete the form below and we will reach out to you promptly to provide you a free and confidential consultation.
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