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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…

Miller v. Raytheon (Age Discrimination)

A Texas federal jury found that Raytheon willfully violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act when it fired 53-year-old employee Richard Miller and failed to rehire him. The jury’s $17 million damage award was later reduced by the trial court and appellate court to approximately $1.5 million in damages and fees.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Complaint
3/6/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Raytheon Company $1,492,795
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/6/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database