Louie Torres Jul. 12, 2016, 5:38pm


PHILADELPHIA — Labor union funds are suing Cemd Elevator Corp., d/b/a City Elevator Inc., and Stephan Diemer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Pension, Health Benefit, Educational, Elevator Industry Work Preservation Funds, Elevator Constructors Annuity and 401 (K) Retirement Plan filed a complaint on July 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the defendants alleging that they failed to pay monthly contributions to plaintiff.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they unpaid contributions from the defendants. The plaintiffs holds Cemd Elevator Corp., d/b/a City Elevator Inc,. and Stephan Diemer responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay their monthly contributions to the trust fund on behalf of their employees.

The plaintiffs seek $7,474.80 in contributions due plus interest, $158,953.06 in contributions plus interest for the payroll audit of January 1, 2010 through February 29, 2012, plus additional accrued interest and audit fees, liquidated damages in the amount of $30,831.94, court costs and any further relief this court grants. They are represented by Robert P. Curley and David D. Capuano of O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue LLP in Philadelphia.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:16-cv-03738-GAM

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