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PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT RULES THAT EMPLOYEES MAY NOT FILE MECHANIC’S LIENS

In a recent decision on April 17, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unanimously ruled that unionized workers, and the Benefit Funds which represented them, were not “subcontractors” under the Pennsylvania Mechanic’s Lien Law, and therefore were not eligible to file mechanic’s liens for unpaid benefits…