LOS ANGELES – The administrators for union welfare funds allege an employer has failed to pay contributions on behalf of its employees.
Carpenters Southwest Administrative Corp. and Board of Trustees for the Carpenters Southwest Trusts filed a complaint on July 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Premier Installations LLC and Does 1-10 citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Labor-Management Relations Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege the defendant and the union entered into an agreement in November 2016 that requires the defendant to pay fringe benefit contributions. The plaintiffs allege the defendant has filed to pay the contributions.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment in favor of plaintiffs for contributions in the sum of $82,461.14, interest and liquidated damages, audit costs, attorney's fees, costs of action, further contributions according to proof, and further relief as the court deems proper. They are represented by Thomas Davis and Casey Jensen of DeCarlo & Shanley APC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:18-cv-06229