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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…

Unpaid Training

Securitas Security Services USA (an affiliate of Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services) paid $1.2 million to settle lawsuits filed by security guards who claimed the company failed to pay them for training, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Illinois labor law. The lawsuit alleged the company was required to pay the guards for time spent in new hire orientation.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
4/23/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services $1,275,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Motion 4/23/2014
Amended Complaint 5/12/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database