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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…

Discriminatory Employment Eligibility Verification Process

The Justice Department reached a settlement with BAE Systems Ship Repair Inc. to settle allegations that its subsidiary, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama LLC, engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary and additional documentary requirements on non-U.S. citizens when establishing their eligibility to work in the United States. The government alleged that since at least January 1, 2009, BAE Southeast Alabama imposed different and greater requirements in the Form I-9 employment eligibility verification process on lawful permanent residents as compared to U.S. citizen employees. BAE agreed to pay $53,900.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
12/28/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BAE Systems $53,900
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 2/28/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database