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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…

Freeman et al. v. General Dynamics Information Technology (Underpayment of Wages at Call Centers)

General Dynamics Information Technology agreed to pay $170,000 to settle Fair Labor Standards Act claims that the company failed to pay proper overtime wages to customer service representatives at its Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services call centers in Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Virginia. The plaintiffs alleged they had routinely performed preliminary work tasks that were not included in the company’s “on-the-clock” timekeeping system. The settlement did not include an admission of liability on the part of the company.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Health and Human Services
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
8/14/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Dynamics $170,000
Further Information Released
CWA Press Release 8/14/2019
Second Amended Complaint 12/3/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database