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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…

EEOC Age Bias Suit

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (managed by Caltech) agreed to pay $10 million and appoint a diversity director to resolve a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit alleging the lab forced out workers over the age of 40 in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
EEOC
Contracting Party
NASA
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
4/3/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
California Institute of Technology $10,000,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 4/3/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database