LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County employer is alleged to have failed to pay contributions on behalf of its employees.
Trustees of the Operating Engineers Pension Trust; trustees of the Operating Engineers Health and Welfare Fund; et al. filed a complaint on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Herman Weissker Inc. alleging breach of written collective bargaining agreement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered monetary damages due to unpaid and late paid contributions. The plaintiffs hold Herman Weissker Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly breached their bargaining agreement by failing to pay their contribution on behalf of their employees from May 1 2014, to Aug. 31, 2016.
The plaintiffs seek unpaid fringe benefit contributions, liquidated damages, interest, audit costs, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by J. Paul Moorhead of Laquer, Urban, Clifford & Hodge LLP in Pasadena.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:17-cv-04218-GW-AFM