Premier Environmental Solutions, LLC,

Docket Number14-CA-177481

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Premier Environmental Solutions, LLC and Teamsters Local Union No. 838, affiliated with International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Case 14– CA–177481



The General Counsel seeks a default judgment in this case on the ground that Premier Environmental Solutions, LLC (the Respondent) has failed to file an answer to the compliance specification.

On January 23, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board issued a Decision and Order1 that, among other things, ordered the Respondent to make whole employees for any losses suffered by reason of the Respondent’s failure to provide contractually required health insurance benefits, including payment for consequential economic harm incurred, and to post at its Kansas City, Missouri facility a notice to employees for 60 consecutive days in conspicuous places, including all places where notices to employees are customarily posted, and to distribute notices electronically, by email, posting on an intranet or internet site, and/or other electronic means if the Respondent customarily communicates with its employees by such means. On March 3, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit entered its judgment enforcing the remedial requirements of the Board’s Order in full.2

A controversy having arisen over the amount of backpay due and the Respondent’s obligation to post signed copies of the notice to employees, on April 26, 2017, the Regional Director for Region 14 issued a compliance specification and notice of hearing alleging the amounts due under the Board’s Order. The compliance specification further alleges that the Respondent has failed to comply with the required posting of the notice and that on or about March 20, 2017, the Respondent ceased operations at the Kansas City, Missouri facility. The compliance specification notified the Respondent that it should file an answer complying with the Board’s Rules and Regulations by May 17, 2017. Although properly

1 Unpublished Decision and Order approving Formal Settlement Stipulation in case 14–CA–177481. On January 27...

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