LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles employer is alleged to owe thousands to employee benefit plans.
Construction Laborers Trust Funds for Southern California Administrative Co. filed a complaint on June 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against J.F.L. Electric Inc. citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Labor Management Relations Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages due to unpaid and late paid contributions. The plaintiff holds J.F.L. Electric Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly breached their bargaining agreement by not making their monthly contributions on behalf of their employees from January 2013 to June 2016.
The plaintiff seeks $290,348.76 in unpaid monthly contributions; $42,100.47 in interest; $57,960.68 in liquidated damages; $4,000 in audit fees, minus a credit of $3,452.66; all legal fees; and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Alexander B. Cvitan, Marsha M. Hamasaki and Peter A. Hutchinson of Reich, Adell & Cvitan in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:17-cv-04478-RGK-AJW