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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…

Alleged Illegal No-Poach Agreement

Lawsuits allege Raytheon Technologies division Pratt & Whitney and other aerospace engineering companies engaged in anti-competitive practices by agreeing not to poach each other’s employees. The plaintiffs claim their wages and job prospects were negatively affected by the companies’ alleged agreement between 2011 and 2019 to not solicit, recruit, hire without prior approval, or otherwise compete for engineers and other skilled workers, in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. (See related Raytheon Company instance, “U.S. v. Patel (Antitrust Conspiracy).”)

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaints
12/14/2021
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Raytheon Company $0
Further Information Released
Complaint (Conroy) 12/14/2021
Complaint (Granata) 12/14/2021

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database