International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers News

Valiant Power Group allegedly failed to make monthly contributions

By Louie Torres | Apr 2, 2018

Two labor funds and a trustee are suing Valiant Energy Services LLC d/b/a Valiant Power Group for alleged breach of contract.

Employer accused of failing to make labor fund contributions

By Louie Torres | Jul 20, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Labor union funds have filed suit against Precision Electric Inc. and company owner William Tyler, alleging breach of contract.

Federal court rejects reconsideration motion in ERISA insurance benefits case

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 16, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has rejected a May 26 motion for reconsideration connected to a dismissal of a lawsuit alleging breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty filed against Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 380 and the Union’s Trustees of the Health, Welfare and Pension Plans.

ERISA pre-empts breach of contract lawsuit against Reliance Standard Insurance Company, IBEW

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 4, 2016

A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty filed against Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 380 and the Union’s Trustees of the Health, Welfare and Pension Plans.

Local IBEW chapter required to provide financial accounting information

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jan 27, 2016

According to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, an electrical union will need to furnish financial information to satisfy a counterclaim filed by the case’s defendant.

Discrimination and retaliation claims against IBEW will not receive new trial

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 31, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – On Dec. 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled to deny a new trial to a woman who filed both federal and state race and gender discrimination claims, plus retaliation claims against her former employer.

Pa. court declines jurisdiction over union's lawsuit

By Nicholas Malfitano | Dec 22, 2015

Claims brought by an electrical workers union against a Quakertown drilling firm for outstanding benefits have no place in a Pennsylvania court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania said in a decision this past week.

Federal agency sues Life Safety Group alleging failure to fulfill contract

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A federal labor agency is suing a corporation alleging that it owes money for back pay from a previous settlement.

Philly judge dismisses union leader's malpractice suit against former attorney

By Jim Boyle | Aug 4, 2014

A Philadelphia union leader's legal malpractice suit against his former attorney's has been

Commonwealth Court: OOR wrong to order university to give benefits records to union rep

By Jon Campisi | Jun 20, 2013

A Pennsylvania appellate court panel has determined that the state’s Office of Open

Phila. Traffic Court Judge, wife, legislative aide to state rep. charged with fraud by feds

By Jon Campisi | Sep 14, 2012

A Philadelphia traffic court judge and an aide to a Pennsylvania legislator

Philadelphia courts under fire in ticket-fixing probe

By Michael P. Tremoglie | Nov 15, 2011

The Philadelphia Traffic Court is a target of a federal grand jury probe of ticket-fixing, according to a report in the

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