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…

EEOC v. Johnson Controls (Sexual Harassment)

On October 19, 2005, Johnson Controls (purchased by IAP in March 2005) signed a consent decree with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agreeing to pay a female employee $125,000 in monetary relief. The EEOC alleged that Johnson Controls “allowed its employees to subject charging party, a line worker at defendant’s SouthView Plant in Holland, Michigan, to sexually offensive conduct in violation of Title VII…from late 1998 until late 2003…male coworkers subjected her to constant sexual harassment, including touching, grabbing, fondling, offensive gestures, stalking, and other unwelcome verbal and physical conduct.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Consent Decree
Contractors Involved Penalty
IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. $125,000
Further Information Released
EEOC Settlement Announcements (p. 6 of 9) 10/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database