PHILADELPHIA – A Huntington Valley employer is alleged to have failed to pay contributions to labor union funds.
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1 of PA/DE and Trustees of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1 of PA/DE Health & Welfare Fund, et al. filed a complaint on July 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Watercontrol Services Inc., Edward Creedon and Francie Creedon, individually and as president and treasurer/co-chief executive officers of Watercontrol Services Inc., citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs were granted a default judgment order for $306,126.82 in April against the defendants for delinquencies that an auditor found during the period of January 2013 to December 2014. The plaintiffs allege this order remains unsatisfied.
The plaintiffs also claim that the defendants failed to remit $139,941.16 in contributions and other amounts from April to September 2016.
The plaintiffs seek $112,501.09 in delinquent principal contributions, $12,197.70 in interest on the delinquent principal contributions, $12,642.04 in liquidated damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by Robert P. Curley of O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue LLP in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-03071-JD