SAN FRANCISCO — A labor group has filed suit against its employer for allegedly failing to pay their monthly contributions to their union and trust fund per their contractual agreement.
Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California; Pension Trust Fund for Operating Engineers; Pensioned Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund; Operating Engineers and Participating Employers Pre-Apprentice, Apprentice and Journeymen Affirmative Action Training Fund; Russell E. Burns and Richard Piombo, Trustees; Heavy and Highway Committee and Operating Engineers Local 3 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, AFL-CIO filed a complaint on Aug. 15 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Dixon Marine Services Inc., alleging that the employer breached their contractual agreement by failing to pay monthly contributions.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages because of the unpaid contributions. The plaintiffs hold Dixon Marine Services Inc. responsible.
The plaintiffs seek any unpaid contributions, liquidated damages on all late paid and unpaid contributions plus interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems appropriate. They are represented by Michele R. Stafford and Matthew P. Minser of Saltzman & Johnson Law Corporation in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 3:16-cv-04676-SK