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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…

EEOC v. UPS (Religious Discrimination – Bartlett, TN)

In June 2009, UPS settled a religious discrimination lawsuit in which the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged the company failed to accommodate the religious beliefs of one of its employees. UPS made the employee work past sundown on his Sabbath, which violated his tenets as a member of the United Church of God. UPS denied the EEOC’s allegations but agreed to pay $23,500 in damages to the employee.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
EEOC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
6/18/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
United Parcel Service, Inc. $23,500
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 5/7/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database