SAN FRANCISCO – Labor union trust funds have filed a suit alleging they were not paid contributions for several months.
Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California, Pension Trust Fund for Operating Engineers, Pensioned Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund, et al., filed a complaint on Aug. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Redline Directional Inc. and Kevin Reardon Stevens alleging violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages from unpaid monthly contributions from the defendants. The plaintiffs hold Redline Directional Inc. and Stevens responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay their monthly contribution on behalf of their employees in May and June and from December 2015 to April, according to their bargaining agreement with plaintiff.
The plaintiffs seek unpaid contributions, liquidated damages and interest on all late paid and unpaid contributions, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Michele R. Stafford and Matthew P. Minser of Saltzman & Johnson Law Corp. in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-04782