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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…

Scovil et al. v. FedEx (Misclassifying Workers)

FedEx Ground Package System pickup and delivery drivers in Maine alleged the company wrongly classified them as independent contractors rather than employees, resulting in violations of state and federal wage and hour laws. Specifically, the drivers alleged that because they were classified as independent contractors, the company did not pay required overtime, took improper deductions out of their paychecks, and required drivers to pay their own expenses. In November 2013, FedEx settled the lawsuit for $5.8 million.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
12/16/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
FedEx Corporation $5,800,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 11/26/2013
Complaint 12/16/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database