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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…

Disability Discrimination (2009)

United Airlines settled a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit alleging the company’s overtime policy violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). The EEOC alleged that United’s policy of denying the opportunity to work overtime to anyone placed on light or limited duty had greater repercussions for employees with disabilities, since these workers were more likely to be assigned to light duty. United paid $850,000 to settle the lawsuit.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
EEOC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
3/16/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Patriot Team $850,000
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 3/16/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database