About POGO's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
The government awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct such as contract fraud and environmental, ethics, and labor violations. In the absence of a centralized federal database listing instances of misconduct, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is providing such data. We believe that it will lead to improved contracting decisions and public access to information about how the government spends hundreds of billions of taxpayer money each year on goods and services. Report an instance of misconduct »
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. is a private investment firm. Among Cerberus' holdings are IAP Worldwide (which in turn owns Johnson Controls), Chrysler and GMAC. In April 2010, Cerberus acquired DynCorp International.
Federal Contract $: $1000.4m
Total Number of Instances: 2
Total Misconduct dollar amount: $ 0.2m
Instances of Misconduct
On February 1, 2006, the State of California Environmental Protection Agency and IAP Worldwide Services subsidiary Johnson Controls entered into a consent decree concerning alleged inadequate hazardous waste material storage that may have released this material into the environment. The first payment under the consent agreement is for $27,800, with costs potentially reaching $55,601.... more»
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."... more»