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…

Sex Discrimination and Retaliation

A federal jury found in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Marion Shaub in their lawsuit against FedEx for violations of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The jury found FedEx liable for a sex-based hostile work environment and retaliation and awarded Shaub $391,400 in back pay and front pay, $350,000 in compensatory damages for emotional pain and distress, and $2.5 million dollars in punitive damages.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
Contractors Involved Penalty
FedEx Corporation $3,241,400
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 1/6/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database