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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…

Meza v. UPS (Unpaid Overtime)

A class-action lawsuit alleged UPS wrongly withheld approximately $100 million in overtime wages from account managers, who were classified as exempt from overtime pay. The lawsuit alleged account managers were required to work more than 40 hours a week without overtime pay, and UPS failed to keep accurate records of their work, in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and California’s wage and hour laws. According to court records, the lawsuit was settled “on an individual basis” in November 2010.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
8/19/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
United Parcel Service, Inc. Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 5/7/2011
Law Firm Press Release 5/7/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database