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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…

Speer et al. v. Cerner Corporation (Unpaid Overtime Wages)

A lawsuit alleged that Cerner utilized an unlawful company-wide payroll processing system that violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. The plaintiffs claimed the company paid its nonexempt employees’ overtime wages a full pay period late and systematically miscalculated overtime wages. Cerner settled the lawsuit for $4.5 million.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
6/6/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Cerner Government Services $4,500,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 6/6/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database