The opinion of the court was delivered by: Marilyn H. Patel Judge
CONDITIONAL STIPULATION FOR JUDGMENT; [PROPOSED] JUDGMENT
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED and agreed by and between Plaintiffs Rosemary Mucklow and Phil Salgado, in their capacities as Trustees of the Northern California UFCW Wholesale Health and Welfare Fund, (hereinafter "Plaintiffs") and Defendants California Spray Dry and William A. Shirley (hereinafter "Defendants") as follows: payment of any unpaid fringe benefit contributions for hours worked between May 2006 and May 2007, interest and liquidated damages on said unpaid contributions. Plaintiffs sought liquidated damages and interest on contributions which were paid late for hours worked September 2005 through April 2006 as well as all attorneys' fees and costs incurred in connection with this action.
1, 2003 through December 25, 2005. Together, these amounts total $314,990.92. Plaintiffs also sought a further audit of Defendants' books and records. this action under the terms set forth below. This Conditional Stipulation for Judgment memorializes the terms agreed to by the Parties; to the extent that it differs from or varies from any previous writing between the Parties relating to the matters resolved herein, this Conditional Stipulation for Judgment shall supersede and replace such other communications and/or agreements.
Judgment entered against it as follows: Defendant California Spray Dry agrees to pay the total sum of $314,990.92, consisting of unpaid fringe benefit contributions, interest and liquidated damages in the amount of $244,155.12, amounts found due and owing from the January 1, 2003 through December 25, 2005 audit in the amount of $49,835.80, and attorneys' fees and costs incurred herein in the amount of $21,000.00. Plaintiffs agree to refrain from requesting that the Dry so long as Defendants fully comply with all the conditions set forth herein. Plaintiffs and Defendant William A. Shirley is an employer within the meaning of ERISA and whether or not Defendant William A. Shirley is liable for any of the amounts Plaintiffs sought in this action so long as Defendants fully comply with all the conditions set forth herein. It is further stipulated and agreed by the Parties that the Court (United States District Court, Northern District of California)
1. Plaintiffs have brought the above-captioned action against Defendants seeking the Plaintiffs also sought $49,835.80 found due and owing from an audit covering the period January
2. The Parties are desirous to settle this action and hereby stipulate and agree to settle
3. Defendant California Spray Dry agrees to have a Conditional Stipulation of Court enter an irrevocable Judgment as stipulated herein adverse to Defendant California Spray Defendants agree to refrain from requesting that the Court decide the issue of whether or not shall retain jurisdiction over Defendant William A. Shirley until the latter of : (1) the events described in Paragraph 8 are resolved; or (2) the conditions in Paragraph 9 are met.
as set forth in this paragraph as part of this stipulated settlement in three installments. Each installment shall be made by check, payable to the "Northern California UFCW Wholesale Health and Welfare Fund", and sent to Plaintiffs' counsel, Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld, 1001 Marina Defendant California Spray Dry shall pay the amounts due as follows:
September 30, 2007 $83,334.00
December 31, 2007 $83,333.00
March 31, 2008 $83,333.00
Plaintiffs and Defendants each understand and agree that any modification of payments must be made in writing and agreed to by both the Plaintiffs and the Defendants.
bargaining agreement and comply with its obligations to submit all fringe benefit contributions to the Trust Funds in a timely manner pursuant to the terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreements and Trust Agreements.
Spray Dry fails to stay current as described in Paragraph 5 or fails to make any of the scheduled payments listed above in Paragraph 4, the Conditional Stipulation for Judgment shall become an irrevocable Judgment as to Defendant California Spray Dry, and Plaintiffs may then execute upon the entire Judgment in the full amount of $314,990.92 as described in Paragraphs 1 and 3, minus the amount of any payments actually received, together with interest that shall have accrued thereon. In such an event, there shall be added to Defendant California Spray Dry's obligation under a modification to this Conditional Stipulation for Judgment (which shall become an irrevocable ...