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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…

Keiffer v. Bechtel (Age Discrimination)

In this age discrimination case, the plaintiff “had been with Bechtel for 27 years when management reorganized his department and selected a 30 year old male as the new supervisor. Not long after, based on Keiffer’s reduced workload and high salary, Bechtel terminated him as part of a reduction in force.” See 65 Cal. App. 4th 893 (1998).

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Judgment
3/1/1997
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Bechtel Corporation $1,347,975
Further Information Released
California Court of Appeal Opinion 3/13/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database