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. Newport News Industrial Corp. (Gender Discrimination)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claims that Newport News Industrial Corporation (a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries) violated federal law by firing Julia Horton after she complained about being subjected to a hostile work environment. According to the EEOC, Newport News Industrial fired Julia Horton 17 days after she complained that the superintendent at the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant in Southport, North Carolina treated her in an aggressive, intimidating, sarcastic, and condescending manner because of her gender. The EEOC alleges this violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Huntington Ingalls Industries $0
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 9/17/2013

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database