Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Smyth v. Regents of the University of California (Labor Discrimination at Los Alamos Lab)

“A complaint of discriminatory employment practices was filed by Larry D. Smyth on July 9, 1997 against his Employer, The Regents of the University of California, Los Alamos National Laboratory…The Regents agree to pay, and Smyth agrees to accept the sum of two thousand-two hundred dollars ($2,200) in full and complete compensation of any and all claims he may have arising out of the above-captioned complaint… Further, it is understood and agreed to by Smyth that this entire amount of two thousand-two hundred dollars ($2,200) represents payment for alleged personal injuries and is not compensation for work performed."

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
University of California $2,200
Further Information Released
DOL Reporter 3/23/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database