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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…

Waggoner et al. v. VSE Corp. et al. (Unpaid Rest Breaks)

VSE Corp. and two of its subcontractors paid $1.1 million to settle claims that they violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by requiring unpaid 15-minute rest breaks on a Department of Defense painting and refurbishment services contract. The settlement amount included $695,000 for alleged owed overtime wages and liquidated damages and $400,000 in attorney fees and costs.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
1/14/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
VSE Corporation Unknown
Further Information Released
Settlement Order 6/16/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database