PHILADELPHIA — Labor funds are suing Brightline Construction Inc., an employer, citing alleged breach of contract.
Cement Masons' Union Local No. 592 Pension Fund, Cement Masons' Union Local No. 592 Welfare Fund, Cement Masons' Union Local No. 592 Joint Apprenticeship Training Fund, General Building Contractors Association, Inc. Industry Advancement Program, Cement Masons' Union Local No. 592 Political Action Committee, Cement Masons' Union Local 592 of Philadelphia, PA; and Bill Ousey filed a complaint on Dec. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Brightline Construction Inc., alleging that the employer failed to pay monthly contributions to the plaintiffs.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages due to unpaid and late paid contributions. The plaintiffs holds Brightline Construction Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly breached a bargaining agreement by failing to pay fringe benefit contribution on behalf of employees.
The plaintiffs seek judgment against the defendant for the benefit of the funds, plus additional amounts, liquidated damages, interest, court costs and any further relief this court grants. They are represented by Maureen W. Marra of Jennings Sigmond, P.C. in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:16-cv-06524-GAM