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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…

Disability Discrimination in Virginia

Maximus paid $50,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Virginia. The EEOC alleged Maximus failed to promote Thelma Austin in November 2009 because of concerns about the residual effects of a stroke she suffered earlier that year. As part of the settlement, Maximus also agreed to take other remedial actions.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
EEOC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
8/13/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Maximus $50,000
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 8/13/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database