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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…

Overtime Pay Violation

Halliburton paid nearly $18.3 million in overtime pay to 1,016 employees nationwide after the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) determined that the company incorrectly categorized employees in 28 job positions as exempt from overtime. The DOL found that Halliburton did not pay overtime to salaried employees working as field service representatives, pipe recovery specialists, drilling tech advisors, perforating specialists, and reliability tech specialists when they worked more than 40 hours in a week, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The company also failed to keep accurate records of hours worked by these employees.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Labor
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Restitution
Date of Violation Announcement
9/22/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Halliburton $18,293,557
Further Information Released
DOL Press Release 9/22/2015

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database