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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…

Workplace Discrimination (Retaliation and Constructive Termination)

On December 22, 2004, a jury returned a $1.57 million verdict in favor of a former FedEx employee who sued the company for retaliation and constructive termination. The jury awarded him $201,000 in back pay and $1,370,000 in compensatory damages for emotional pain and distress. The employee, who is white, sought to promote an African American and a Hispanic to supervisory positions but was rebuffed and retaliated against by a corporate management official.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
12/22/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
FedEx Corporation $1,570,000
Further Information Released
EEOC Press Release 8/23/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database