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ASI Faces Lawsuit

Post Time:Mar 06,2012Classify:Company NewsView:294

 

The Trustees of the Indiana State Council of Roofers and Health and Welfare Fund have filed a

 

"This is an action brought pursuant to Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947 ... and also Section 502 of the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 ... to compel defendant to comply with the aforesaid Acts and the payments required under its Collective Bargaining Agreement," alleges the complaint.

 

The Indiana State Council of Roofers Health and Welfare Fund is a multi-employer employee benefit plan that provides health, welfare and other benefits for employees of employers who contribute into its plan, according to court documents.

 

The Fund alleges that ASI Ltd. signed an agreement with the plaintiff on or about September 2, 2009, to make contributions and payments for health and welfare fund on behalf of the employees, the complaint states. The group further alleges that beginning in November 2011 ASI Ltd. breached that agreement and failed to make the necessary deductions and payments to the plaintiff, according to court documents. Therefore, the Trustees have requested that the court award "whatever damages, including attorney fees, which will compensate them for the defendant's breaches of contract, that the defendant be ordered to comply with said contracts and pay the amounts provided for in said contracts to plaintiff, said health and welfare fund and all other proper remedies, legal and equitable, plus interest and costs," according to court documents.

 

William J. Tucker of Tucker, Hester LLC of Indianapolis is representing ASI, according to a February 13 court document. Charles L. Berger of Evansville, Ind., is representing the Trustees of the Indiana State Council of Roofers and Health and Welfare Fund.

 

ASI filed a

 

On February 16, Andrew P. Rodovich, U.S. magistrate judge at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, Lafayette Division,

 

On February 27, Berger filed an

 

On March 2, Rodovich

 

ASI Ltd.

 

Source: http://www.usgnn.comAuthor: shangyi

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