KBR truck drivers awarded class arbitration status for unpaid overtime worked

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 16, 2011 by MsSparky May 16, 2011 KBR truck drivers win a major victory in the ongoing battle with KBR regarding being forced to work “off the clock”. The KBR management war cry of “84 and no more”, meaning a driver could only document 84 … Continue reading

More Medical Waste

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on September 3, 2010 by Bryant Furlow at the New Mexico Independent Despite a seven-year string of rate increases on New Mexico policyholders, the firm has not curbed executive compensation, officials testified at the hearing. Top individual HSCS executives’ bonus pay for 2007, 2008 and 2009 well … Continue reading

Federal Judge Denies Defendants ArmorGroup’s and Wackenhut’s Motions to Dismiss False Claims Act Whistleblower Lawsuit Involving Fraudulent Practices at the US Embassy in Kabul

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on August 29, 2010 According to Debra S. Katz, counsel for Mr. Gordon, “this is an important victory for conscientious employees, like Mr. Gordon, who blow the whistle on fraudulent practices by defense contractors and wind up then paying the ultimate price.  The court’s decision today makes … Continue reading

As Casualty Numbers Soar, Contractor Casualties remain uncounted

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 31, 2010 As David Isenberg pointed out in the Huffington Post  recently, a new database designed, in part, to track contractor deaths is still  not being used to do so. US casualties in Afghanistan soar to record highs KABUL, Afghanistan – In a summer of … Continue reading

Looking for Rebecca Radar

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 30, 2010 A friend and former coworker of the late Kevin Radar has asked us to put him in touch with Kevin’s widow Rebecca Radar or his brother-in-law Jeff Coffman of Penleton, Ore. Kevin was killed in Iraq in August 2004 when the fuel truck … Continue reading

The Shadow Army Awaits Deployment

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on December 1, 2009 Forgotten and Ignored:  The Shadow Army Awaits Deployment By: Rayne Monday November 30, 2009 6:55 pm I was taken to task for allegedly ignoring the role of military-industrial complex corporations in my recent post about the decision-making process leading up to tomorrow’s anticipated … Continue reading

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