Louie Torres Sep. 6, 2016, 9:04am


HARRISBURG — Labor funds are suing Suburban Tile and Stone LLC , an employer, alleging breach of contract.

Lester W. Kauffman, III, as trustee of the Union Trowel Trades Benefit Funds of Central Pennsylvania; James Boland, as Trustee of the Bricklayers and Trowel Trades International Pension Fund and International Masonry Institute; Joseph J. Davis, as Trustee of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local #15 PA Pension Fund; Jack Figured, as Trustee of the Bricklayers & Stonemasons Local 5 Annuity Fund; and George Hardy, as Trustee of the PA Local 47 Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Pension Plan filed a complaint on Sept. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania against Suburban Tile and Stone, LLC alleging that the employer failed to pay their monthly contribution to the plaintiff.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages resulting from unpaid contributions due under a contract. The plaintiffs hold Suburban Tile and Stone LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly breached their bargaining agreement by failing to pay their contributions on behalf of its employees.

The plaintiffs seek unpaid contributions, liquidated damages plus interest, court costs, filing fees in the amount of $400 and service fees in the amount of $157.50, and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by Charles W. Johnston of Charles W. Johnston, P.C. in Camp Hill.

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Case number 1:16-cv-01822-JEJ

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