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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…

Price v. Federal Express (Retaliation)

A federal jury in Houston awarded former FedEx employee Derosher Price $2.85 million after finding FedEx retaliated against him for filing a race discrimination lawsuit. Price unsuccessfully sued the company for race discrimination in 1999. After filing his lawsuit, Price — who is African-American — claimed he was denied a promotion and subject to “other forms of general harassment.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
1/31/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
FedEx Corporation $2,850,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 4/26/2008
Verdict 4/26/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database