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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…

Racial Harassment and Retaliation – Ontario, CA

Cardinal Health paid $1.45 million to resolve a racial harassment and retaliation discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the EEOC, African American employees at Cardinal Health’s Ontario, California, distribution center either directly employed by Cardinal Health or assigned to work for Cardinal Health by a staffing company were subjected to ongoing and unwelcome harassment based on their race, and neither company took immediate and corrective action. The EEOC further charged that employees who complained were retaliated against.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
EEOC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
7/9/2021
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Cardinal Health, Inc. $1,450,000
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 7/9/2021

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