SAN FRANCISCO – Trustees of a trust fund are suing a California corporation over allegations of unpaid contributions.
The board of trustees for the Northern California United Food and Commercial Workers Wholesale Health and Welfare Trust Fund filed suit Feb. 3 against Alber Seafoods Inc., a seafood distributor, citing breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that audits of the defendant's books found unpaid contributions totaling $34,376.87. The suit states the plaintiff has demanded payment, plus interest, but that Alber Seafoods has not done so.
The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for all damages in the amount of $34,376.87, including liquidated damages amounting to $3,437.69 and interest of 10 percent per annum; attorneys' fees, cost of the suit and any other relief the court deems just and proper. It is represented by Linda Baldwin Jones, Kristina M. Zinnen and Ezekiel D. Carder of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld in Alameda.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-00587