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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…

Rosenbohm v. Verizon Wireless (Unpaid Off-the-Clock Labor)

A federal judge in September 2020 approved a $1.95 million settlement of a class action lawsuit brought against Cellco Partnership, which does business as Verizon Wireless, on behalf of thousands of Verizon store employees who alleged the company underpaid workers. The plaintiffs claimed Verizon did not adequately pay employees for work performed at the end of closing shifts, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
6/12/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Verizon Communications, Inc. $1,950,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 6/12/2020
Complaint 8/19/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database