Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
FedEx Ground
Current Parent Company: 
FedEx
Penalty: 
$2,300,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
October 20, 2010
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Violation Description: 

FedEx Ground agreed to pay $2.3 million in settlement of allegations it failed to pay unemployment insurance for its drivers because it misclassified them as independent contractors.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Montana Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Montana
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
package delivery
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.