LOS ANGELES – An Anaheim employer is alleged to have not paid contributions in violation of a bargaining agreement between several labor union funds.
Board of trustees of the Sheet Metal Workers' Pension Plan of Southern California, Arizona and Nevada; board of trustees of the Sheet Metal Workers' Health Plan of Southern California Arizona and Nevada; et al. filed a complaint on July 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against S & R Architectural Metals Inc., Roy Dell Maple, Robert Lawrence Scott and Carl Dean Edwards alleging breach of bargaining agreement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages as the result of unpaid contributions from the defendants. The plaintiffs holds S & R Architectural Metals Inc., Roy Dell Maple, Robert Lawrence Scott and Carl Dean Edwards responsible because the defendants allegedly breached their bargaining agreement with plaintiff by failing to pay monthly contributions on behalf of their employees from April to June and continuing through the present, totaling $196,289.84.
The plaintiffs seek restrain and enjoin the defendants, order the defendants to make payments of contributions on which they fall due, liquidated damages and interest, punitive damages, actual damages estimated to be more than $255,176.78, pay all profits, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. They are represented by Laurie A. Traktman of Gilbert & Sackman in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:16-cv-01375-CJC-MRW