LOS ANGELES – A California corporation is alleged to have not paid contributions to a labor union fund.
Southwest Administrative Corp. and board of trustees for the Carpenters
Southwest Trust filed a complaint on March 17 in the U.S. District
Court for the Central District of California, Western Division against
Everlast Builders Inc., Vasilis Andrea Tsangarides and Does 1 through 10
citing the Labor-Management Relations Act and the Employee Retire Income
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege
that they suffered damages due to unpaid and late paid contributions.
The plaintiffs holds Everlast Builders Inc., Tsangarides and Does 1
through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly breach their
agreement with the labor group by failing to make monthly contribution
on behalf of their employees and did not properly forward withheld funds to the vacation plan.
The plaintiffs seek unpaid
contribution of $96,546.25, interest and liquidated damages, statutory
damages, audit costs, withheld funds in the amount of $22,913.52, all
legal fees, and any other relief as the court deems just. They are
represented by Thomas Davis and Jodi Siegner of DeCarlo & Shanley in
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division Case number 2:17-cv-02145-JAK-RAO