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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Textron, Inc.

20 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $148.9M in penalties

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is a $10 billion multi-industry company operating in 33 countries with approximately 37,000 employees in continuing operations. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO and Greenlee, among others.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Textron 10/19/2006
Second Letter to Textron 11/17/2006
Third Letter to Textron 6/5/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #29 $1,949.1M
2015 #35 $1,602.0M
2014 #32 $1,598.6M
2013 #20 $2,718.4M
2012 #29 $2,362.7M
2011 #27 $2,514.6M

20 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

4 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
3/31/2016 Nester, et al. v. Textron, et al. (Defective Utility Vehicle)
Textron, Inc.
$7,903,938
2/18/2016 EEOC v. Cessna Aircraft Company (Disability Discrimination)
Textron, Inc.
$167,500
7/18/2012 Jenks v. New Hampshire Motor Speedway, et al. (Defective Golf Carts)
Textron, Inc.
$0
9/21/2011 Lee v. Textron Marine and Land Systems (Contract Fraud, Retaliation)
Textron, Inc.
Pending
9/6/2011 Textron ERISA Litigation
Textron, Inc.
Pending
2/18/2011 2010 Kiowa Helicopter Crash Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Honeywell International Inc., Rolls-Royce PLC, Textron, Inc.
$0
11/10/2010 Pantano Wash Hazardous Waste Disposal Settlement
Textron, Inc.
$30,000
5/26/2010 2008 Helicopter Crash Wrongful Death
Textron, Inc.
$5,600,000
4/7/2010 Piper Cherokee Airplane Crash
Textron, Inc.
$88,700,000
10/22/2009 Prieto v. Bell Aerospace (Wrongful Termination)
Textron, Inc.
Pending
8/12/2009 Shareholder Lawsuit (Reporting of Business Aircraft Sales)
Textron, Inc.
Pending
11/1/2007 Defective Crankshaft Design
Textron, Inc.
$0
10/1/2007 Massachusetts Military Reservation Cleanup
Textron, Inc.
$7,700,000
8/23/2007 Oil For Food Program Kickbacks - Criminal Investigation
Textron, Inc.
$1,150,000
8/23/2007 Oil For Food Program Kickbacks - SEC Investigation
Textron, Inc.
$3,535,041
3/26/2007 V-22 Osprey Shareholder Litigation
Textron, Inc.
$7,000,000
7/1/2006 TH-67 and OH-58 Program Mischarging
Textron, Inc.
$16,570,018
9/24/2004 Mock v. Textron (Age Discrimination)
Textron, Inc.
$558,039
4/7/2004 Violation of Petroleum Product Storage Regulations
Textron, Inc.
$8,440
4/20/2002 April and December 2000 V-22 Osprey Crashes
Boeing Company, Textron, Inc.
$0
3/8/1999 Unauthorized Chemical Treatment Activity
Textron, Inc.
$1,001
11/25/1998 Manier v. Textron Inc. (Inflating Labor Costs)
Textron, Inc.
$9,800,000
1/1/1998 Violation of Federal Aviation Administration Hazardous Materials Regulations
Textron, Inc.
$35,000
5/12/1995 Failure to Test Equipment
Textron, Inc.
$100,000

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