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An interesting legal blog about FedEx’s fondness for choosing independent contractors instead of employing drivers directly.  Earlier this month FedEx lost an appeal in a long legal battle with 500 drivers in Kansas. The appeal court upheld an earlier ruling that the drivers should have been classified as employees. The decision followed a similar case in California – which FedEx has reportedly settled for $228m. Uber, famously has fallen foul of the same regulations, and it is likely that other companies in the industry will need to examine how they classify drivers. This blog reveals how FedEx failed, legally speaking.