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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…

Beck v. Boeing (Gender Discrimination Class Action)

Boeing agreed to pay between $40.6 million and $72.5 million and change its practices to settle a gender discrimination case. About 29,000 current and former female workers accused Boeing of discrimination. Boeing allegedly denied an estimated 4,800 women employees at its Wichita, Kansas plant equal pay, promotions and opportunities for overtime work based solely on gender, in violation of Equal Protection laws under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/16/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $40,600,000
Further Information Released
Boeing Press Release 6/19/2006
Law Firm Press Release 6/19/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database