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…

Aviles et al v. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair (Sex Discrimination)

A lawsuit filed on behalf of women employed by BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair since October 2007 alleged that the company discriminated against them by denying them equal pay and allowing a hostile work environment. In August 2015, the parties filed a preliminary settlement agreement with the court. Under the agreement, BAE did not admit any liability and agreed to pay $3 million to current and former non-management female employees hired between October 2007 and December 2014. BAE agreed to pay an additional $1.15 million in attorney fees and expenses and additional payments to some employees.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
BAE Systems $4,150,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 8/31/2015
Complaint 7/29/2013

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database