Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400 Health Fund et al v. Schneider & Schneider Mechanical Inc
ORDER FOR JUDGMENT signed by Judge Lynn Adelman on 8/24/11 granting 5 MOTION for Default Judgment as to Schneider & Schneider Mechanical, Inc. filed by Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 298 Jurisdictional Pension Plan, Money Purchase Pension Plan of Lo cal 400 and Mechanical Contractors Association of North Central Wisconsin, Plumbers Steamfitters & Apprentices Local 206 Pension Plan, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400 Education Fund, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400 Apprentice Fund, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400 Health Fund. (cc: all counsel, via USPS to Schneider & Schneider Mechanical, Inc. and William J. Schneider)(dm)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
PLUMBERS & STEAMFITTERS LOCAL 400
HEALTH FUND, PLUMBERS &
STEAMFITTERS LOCAL 400 EDUCATION
FUND, PLUMBERS & STEAMFITTERS 298
JURISDICTION PENSION PLAN,
PLUMBERS, STEAMFITTERS &
APPRENTICES LOCAL 206 PENSION
PLAN, MONEY PURCHASE PENSION
PLAN OF LOCAL 400 AND MECHANICAL
CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH
CENTRAL WISCONSIN, and PLUMBERS &
STEAMFITTERS LOCAL 400 APPRENTICE
Case No. 11-cv-554
SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER
ORDER FOR JUDGMENT
A motion for default judgment with supporting pleadings having being
brought by the plaintiffs in the above-captioned action were submitted to the court
and filed with the Clerk.
The court, having duly heard all issues and a decision having been duly
rendered, orders as follows:
Defendant Schneider & Schneider Mechanical, Inc. has failed to
plead or otherwise defend as provided by Rule 55(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure and controlling case law in the Seventh Circuit.
Defendant Schneider & Schneider Mechanical, Inc. violated the
Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, as amended, as well as the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, and the effective collective
bargaining agreement by failing to pay fringe benefit contributions on behalf of its
employees to the plaintiff Funds on a timely basis.
The court assesses damages, consisting of interest, liquidated
damages, attorney fees and costs, to the plaintiffs in the sum of $53,118.83.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
That the Clerk of Court is directed to enter partial judgment in favor of
plaintiffs Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400 Health Fund, Plumbers &
Steamfitters Local 400 Education Fund, Plumbers & Steamfitters 298 Jurisdiction
Pension Plan, Plumbers, Steamfitters & Apprentices Local 206 Pension Plan,
Money Purchase Pension Plan of Local 400 and Mechanical Contractors
Association of North Central Wisconsin, and Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400
Apprentice Fund, and against defendant Schneider & Schneider Mechanical, Inc.
in the amount of $53,118.83.
Dated this 24th day of August 2011.
U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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