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…

Compensation for Unused Vacation Time (2009)

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that former Electronic Data Systems employee Francis Tessicini must be paid for unused vacation time pursuant to state wage and hour laws. The court sided with Attorney General Martha Coakley, who cited EDS for failing to pay over $1,900 in unused vacation time to Tessicini, whose position was eliminated by the company in 2005. EDS was also assessed a civil penalty of $3,490.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Appellate Opinion
Contractors Involved Penalty
Electronic Data Systems $5,461
Further Information Released
Appellate Opinion 10/24/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database