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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…

Nationwide Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation paid $99 million to settle a class action lawsuit involving several thousand current and former sales representatives and sales consultants who claimed the company owed them overtime pay dating back to 2000.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
1/25/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Novartis AG $99,170,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/1/2012
Settlement Agreement 3/1/2012
Settlement Press Release 3/1/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database