LOS ANGELES – Labor group plans administered in Studio City allege that they are owed unpaid contributions from an employer.
Board of directors of the Motion Picture Industry Pension Plan; et al. filed a complaint on June 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Veronika Decides to Die Productions LLC alleging violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages due to unpaid and late-paid contributions. The plaintiffs hold Veronika Decides to Die Productions LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly breached their bargaining agreement with the plaintiff by failing to remit their employees' contributions.
The plaintiffs seek unpaid contribution of $1,894.35; liquidated damages; interest; audit costs of $1,395; all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Kathryn J. Halford and Armine Alajajian of Wohlner Kaplon Cutler Halford & Rosenfeld in Encino.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:17-cv-04548-JFW-E