International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers v. Valley Sun Industrial Group Inc
DEFAULT JUDGMENT in favor of Local 1516 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers against Valley Sun Industrial Group Inc. Plaintiff's 12 Motion for Costs and 13 Motion for Attorney's Fees granted. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 1/28/2014. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF
ELECTRICAL WORKERS, LOCAL 1516
VALLEY SUN INDUSTRIAL GROUP, INC.
Default Judgment was entered against Defendant Valley Sun Industrial Group, Inc., in
favor of Plaintiff IBEW Local 1516 on December 18, 2013.1 On January 16, 2014, a damages
hearing was held.
Plaintiff has also filed a Motion for Costs (Doc. No. 12) and a Motion for Attorney’s Fees
(Doc. No. 13). I find the hours and hourly rate submitted by Mr. Burnett are reasonable.
Accordingly, the Motions (Doc. Nos. 12, 13) are GRANTED.
I find the Labor-Management Committee’s arbitral award of January 6, 2013 is final and
binding upon Defendant and remains unsatisfied. Accordingly, I now enter judgment against
Defendant Valley Sun Industrial Group, Inc., in favor of Plaintiff IBEW Local 1516, in the
$4,300.26 in unpaid wages, with $2,150.13 payable to Jameson Carter as earned income,
and $2,150.13 payable to Vincent Saylors as earned income;
$507.20 in unpaid benefits, payable to the Arkansas Chapter, NECA-IBEW Retirement
Plan, with $253.60 allocated on behalf of Jameson Carter and $253.60 on behalf of Vincent
Doc. No. 8.
$130,981.76 in waiting time through January 24, 2014, with $65,490.88 payable to
Jameson Carter and $65,490.88 payable to Vincent Saylors;
$378.56 in additional waiting time every day after January 24, 2014 that the judgment
amounts stated in paragraphs 1 and 2 remain unsatisfied; and
$9,987.50 in attorney’s fees and $400 in costs.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 28th day of January, 2014.
/s/ Billy Roy Wilson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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