PHILADELPHIA — Labor union funds have filed suit against Precision Electric Inc. and company owner William Tyler, alleging breach of contract.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 98 Health & Welfare Fund, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 98 Pension Plan, International brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 98 Profit Sharing Plan, Electrical Workers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust Fund, Local Union No. 98 Vacation Plan, Labor Management Cooperative Committee and National Electrical Industry Fund and Local Union 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers filed a complaint on July 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the defendants, alleging that they failed to pay contributions to the labor funds.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages as the result of unpaid contributions. The plaintiffs holds Precision Electric Inc. and William Tyler responsible because the defendants allegedly breached their bargaining agreement with the labor group by failing to pay monthly contributions on behalf of their employees.
The plaintiffs seek principal contribution, interest, liquidated damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by William T. Josem and Jeremy E. Meyer of Cleary, Josem & Trigiani LLP in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:16-cv-03852-MSG