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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…

Lindell et al. v. Synthes USA (Failure to Reimburse Expenses and Unlawful Wage Deductions)

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Synthes paid $5 million to settle a California class action lawsuit filed by outside sales reps who alleged Synthes failed to reimburse their business expenses and unlawfully withheld wages.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Agreement
8/5/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Johnson & Johnson $5,000,000
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 1/9/2017
Settlement Agreement 8/5/2016
First Amended Complaint 2/27/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database