Amazon is facing a class action “misclassification” suit in Arizona. Daniel Curry and three other named plaintiffs sued Amazon.com and Courier Logistics Services last week under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Amazon contracts with Courier Logistics Services to employ hundreds of drivers in Phoenix. The complaint says that Amazon.com dictates nearly every aspect of its Amazon Prime delivery drivers’ work day but misclassifies them as independent contractors to duck overtime and labor laws. Such requirements include fixed shifts, working exclusively out of an Amazon warehouse and assignments of deliveries that cannot be declined by the driver.
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