Fired Gov't Subcontractor Loses Due Process Appeal

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A government agency informing a primary contractor of allegations against a subcontractor doesn't raise due process concerns, the Fourth Circuit said Monday in a case stemming from a workplace dispute at the U.S. Coast Guard's Deepwater Acquisition Project.

Configuration management consultant Adam Shirvinski was a "subcontractor to a subcontractor" on the fleet modernization project and sued alleging his constitutional due process rights were violated when the Coast Guard alerted the project's primary contractor to allegations he was misrepresenting his role on the project, leading to his...
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