Electric union workers say British company dispute is holding up pay

    Liberty Electrical Solutions workers say they haven’t been paid in full for work done at 1617 Walnut St., and they’re showing their frustrations by distributing fliers outside the building.

    British retailer Jack Wills hired the IBEW union workers than failed to pay them in full, according to Liberty Electrical Solutions’ handouts. The hold-up is apparently the result of a dispute with Corestates Construction over some missed opening dates.

    “Liberty Electrical Solutions performed work above and beyond its contract and has not been paid in full,” reads the flier WHYY/NewsWorks’ Lizz Fiedler grabbed on Walnut Street. “As a result, American Union workers who worked at this site now run the risk of losing their benefits. Is it fair that our American workers be shorted bcause of British greed?”

    Here’s a PDF of the full flier.

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