WEST PALM BEACH – A Florida company is alleged to have not remitted sums to an employee benefit plan.
Secretary of Labor for the U.S. Department of Labor Edward C. Hugler
filed a complaint on March 13 against
Gillette, Gillette Construction Service Corp. and Gillette Construction
in the U.S. District Court for the
Southern District of Florida, West Palm Beach Division citing the
Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the
complaint, the plaintiff alleges that defendants established a 401(k)
plan and that employees withheld $12,611.85 as plan contributions and
$17,966.56 in loan repayments from May 2013 to June 2014. The company is
no longer in operation, the suit states. The plaintiff holds Gillette, Gillette Construction Service Corp. and Gillette Construction
401(K) Plan responsible because the defendants allegedly breached their
duty by failing to remit sums submitted by their employees in the plan.
plaintiff seeks to enjoin the defendants, restore all losses to the
plan, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. He
is represented by Jonathan Hoffmeister of the U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, West Palm Beach Division Case number 9:17-cv-80325-DMM