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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Shaw Group

13 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $16.5M in penalties

The Shaw Group Inc. is a provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, manufacturing, consulting, and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the energy, chemical, environmental, and emergency response markets. The Shaw Group won several contracts to assist in the post-Hurricane Katrina recovery. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Shaw Group has over $4 billion in annual revenues and employs approximately 22,000 people in offices and operations on four continents. In 2012, the Shaw Group merged with Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) to become CB&I Shaw.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Shaw Group 6/4/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2015 N/A $0
2014 N/A $101.8M
2013 N/A $543.4M
2012 #74 $858.6M
2011 #79 $853.3M

13 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

1 additional instance of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
3/13/2015 Sleaford Plant Safety Breaches
Shaw Group
$28,554
2/19/2015 SEC v. Zeringue, et al. (Insider Trading)
Shaw Group
$96,018
6/27/2014 U.S. v. Zeringue (Insider Trading)
Shaw Group
$18,400
4/18/2013 Poor Safety Culture at Shaw Group Subsidiaries
Shaw Group
$0
11/7/2012 U.S. v. Cardin (TVA Contract Fraud)
Shaw Group
$0
5/29/2012 FEMA Formaldehyde Products Liability Litigation
Bechtel Corporation, CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd., Fluor Corporation and 1 more…
$0
2/23/2012 U.S. v. Williams (FEMA Home Elevation Grant Program Bribery)
Shaw Group
$0
5/31/2011 Weiser, et al. v. Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure
Shaw Group
Pending
10/26/2009 Blakeslee v. Shaw Infrastructure (Retaliation, Age Discrimination)
Shaw Group
$3,432,032
9/24/2009 TVA Whistleblower Retaliation
Shaw Group
$0
1/22/2009 Contract Fraud at TVA Nuclear Plants
Shaw Group
$6,200,000
4/21/2008 Cherry v. Shaw Coastal, et al. (Sexual Harassment)
Shaw Group
$0
1/1/2005 Loan Agreement Liability
Shaw Group
$6,700,000
8/27/2001 Gibson, et al. v. Shaw Group Inc, et al. (Racial Discrimination)
Shaw Group
$0

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