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No punitive damages for tardy contributions to fund (access required)

Where unions sued a construction company for liquidated damages after it made a series of tardy payments to an employee health and welfare fund, the court joined three other circuits in holding that punitive damages are not recoverable in cases for late contribution payments under section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act, or LMRA. Background A ...