IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 25, 2012
SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION NATIONAL INDUSTRY PENSION FUND; STEPHEN ABRECHT, TRUSTEE; RODERICK S. BASHIR, TRUSTEE; KEVIN J. DOYLE, TRUSTEE; DAVID A. STILWELL, DEADLINE FOR MEDIATION; TRUSTEE; STEVEN W. FORD, TRUSTEE; LARRY T. SMITH, TRUSTEE; FRANK A. MAXSON, TRUSTEE; EDWARD MANKO, TRUSTEE; JOHN J. SHERIDAN, TRUSTEE; AND MYRIAM ESCAMILLA, TRUSTEE,
U.S. METRO GROUP, INC., A CALIFORNIA 18 CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maria-elena James United States Magistrate Judge
PHILIP M. MILLER (SBN 87877) KIMBERLY A. HANCOCK (SBN 205567) SALTZMAN & JOHNSON LAW CORPORATION 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2110 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 882-7900 Facsimile: (415) 882-9287 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Attorneys for Plaintiffs
JOINT REQUEST TO EXTEND [PROPOSED] ORDER
On April 30, 2012, Plaintiffs and Defendants filed a Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Selecting Mediation. Docket No. 15. Thereafter, Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James issued an 22 order on April 30, 2012, requiring the mediation to be completed by July 29, 2012. Docket No. 16. On May 22, 2012, the Court designated R. Bradford Huss as the Mediator. Docket No. 19.
Good cause exists for the current mediation deadline to be extended.
this action to collect unpaid collectively bargained contributions,
interest, and liquidated damages 26 owed by the Defendants. Due to the
nature of the action, parties are currently awaiting the 27 completion
of an audit in order to properly discuss the case. Additionally,
counsels anticipate 28
some unavailability due to the summer holiday season. Mediator R.
Bradford Huss has agreed to 2 such extension. 3
Accordingly, the parties respectfully request that the Court extend the deadline to complete the mediation an additional 60 days until September 27, 2012.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Based on the foregoing, and good cause appearing, the parties shall complete the mediation by September 27, 2012.
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