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FedEx to Pay $2.3 Million Over Independent Contractors

October 21, 2010
The settlement follows a yearlong investigation by Montana that found FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors, and that FedEx owed unemployment taxes, penalties and interest, according to the attorney general’s office.
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Staffing Firms Still Getting Work Despite Push for Federal Insourcing

August 23, 2010
Citing the rise in federal contract spending to more than $500 billion in 2008, the Obama administration issued a memorandum to all federal executive departments and agencies in March 2009. The president sought an overall reduction in contracting, with ‘inherently governmental’ functions to be insourced back to the civil service. Yet staffing firms are still busy with government contracts.
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