Defunct West Chester, Pa., company and owner ordered to restore $661K+ in retirement plan assets following DOL lawsuit

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a summary judgment ordering Compass Capital Partners Ltd. and owner Harris M. DeWese to restore $661,206 to the defunct West Chester company’s retirement plan. The judgment resolves a lawsuit filed by the department in August 2011 that alleged violations…

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DOL Suit Against Nationwide Supply

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against  Nationwide Supply Inc., operating as Business Outfitters in Cheyenne, Wyo.,  and Guy Baldino, the company’s president and owner, for failing to deposit  employee contributions into the company’s pension plan in violation of the  Employee Retirement Income…

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Federal Judge Rules on Arizona SB 1365

PHOENIX, Sept. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Federal District Court Judge G. Murray Snow has issued a temporary injunction to block implementation of anti-union legislation SB 1365 in an order issued late Friday. In his order, Judge Snow writes, “The claims allege constitutional harms, which are necessarily irreparable. The balance of…

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