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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Chapman v. Dell (Gender and Age Discrimination)

Four former Dell senior managers (Mildred Chapman, Angela Hopkins, Julia Mahaffey and Bethany Riches) filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the company. They accuse Dell of engaging in gender discrimination with respect to pay and promotion and disproportionately laying off workers over the age of 40. The lawsuit seeks $500 million in damages. The parties settled in July 2009.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Filing
10/29/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Dell, Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/8/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database