PHILADELPHIA — A labor group is suing an elevator company, alleging 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 lawsuit Feb. 14 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Lardner Elevator Company, alleging failure to pay NEI funds to the plaintiffs.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs sustained monetary damages due to unpaid funds. The plaintiffs allege Lardner Elevator breached it agreement when it failed to pay the plaintiffs on behalf of their employees.
The plaintiffs seek a contribution of $43,357.60 plus interest, liquidated damages of $8,671.52, court costs, all contributions, liquidated damages, and all further relief the court grants. They are represented by attorneys 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 2:17-cv-00682-JCJ