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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…

Rhodes, et al. v. Computer Sciences Corp. (Back Wages)

Five former employees sued Computer Sciences Corporation alleging the company owed them for work performed in Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan between September 2010 and June 2012. They claimed they worked a minimum of 12 hours a day for 7 days a week for which CSC was contractually obligated to pay them $2,625, but that CSC paid them only $1,298. One plaintiff additionally claimed he had been fired for questioning management about pay, in alleged violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. In December 2014, the court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs. (The judgment was stayed pending CSC’s appeal. Damages have not been imposed yet, although CSC was ordered to post an appellate bond of $166,000.)

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Judgment
12/10/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Computer Sciences Corporation $0
Further Information Released
Memorandum Opinion 12/10/2014
Complaint 4/10/2013

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database