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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…

Burch v. Regents of the University of California (Retaliation in Violation of Title IX)

University of California-Davis wrestling coach Michael Burch filed suit against the school in 2003, claiming he was illegally fired in 2001 for speaking up in support of allowing female wrestlers on the team under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The parties settled in January 2007 for $725,000.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
1/19/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
University of California $725,000
Further Information Released
AAUW Press Release 6/11/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database