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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…

Barnwell v. CCA (Unpaid Compensation)

Keith Barnwell, on behalf of all corrections officers employed by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), sued CCA under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) alleging that CCA did not pay employees for work they performed before or after their scheduled shifts. In February 2009, the parties settled. CCA did not admit any liability or wrongdoing and agreed to pay $7 million in back pay to more than 30,000 employees.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Filing
5/2/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Corrections Corporation of America $7,000,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 10/24/2009
Settlement 10/24/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database