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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Labor Violations at Alexandria, VA Call Center

The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) for violating federal labor law at its Alexandria, Virginia, facility in 2017. Approximately 80 GDIT employees work at the facility on a contract to provide call center services for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., and in 2016 they began to organize for representation by the Communications Workers of America. GDIT management allegedly threatened employees that if they voted for union representation they would lose benefits and the company would lose the contract. Management also allegedly falsely told employees that they could not get a raise without an act of Congress. In May 2018, GDIT agreed to a settlement that vacated the union election results and required the company to send a notice to all affected employees pledging to refrain from engaging in similar conduct in the future.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
NLRB
Contracting Party
PBGC
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
1/30/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Dynamics $0
Further Information Released
CWA Press Release 5/29/2018
CWA Press Release 2/7/2018
NLRB Complaint 1/30/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database