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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…

Sexual Harassment in Australia

A senior sales consultant for IBM in Melbourne, Australia alleges the company failed to act on her repeated complaints of sexual harassment, discrimination, and bullying by a senior manager for a period lasting almost two years. She filed a complaint against IBM in the Australian Human Rights Commission seeking $1.1 million in damages.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint Announcement
4/15/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
IBM Corporation $0
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 5/20/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database