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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…

Finn v. Booz Allen Hamilton (Sex Discrimination)

Molly Finn, a partner and 24-year veteran of Booz Allen Hamilton, filed a lawsuit claiming she was fired because of her sex and/or family responsibilities and that the company intentionally excludes women from the highest-level leadership positions. The lawsuit, which named four senior male executives as defendants, alleged that Booz Allen’s corporate leadership maintains a “glass ceiling” that excludes women from “the top echelon of the Firm where Booz Allen’s most important strategic and operational decisions are made.” The lawsuit also alleged that male partners are paid more than comparable female partners and are afforded better advancement opportunities. In October 2013, it was reported that the lawsuit was settled.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
7/27/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Booz Allen Hamilton Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Complaint 8/26/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database