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If your boss who is an owner of a small business files for chapter 11 is he still legally obligated to pay what he owes you for your labor or can he get away with not paying his employees?

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2006-10-15 04:12:32
2006-10-15 04:12:32

Bankruptcy courts ALL recognize the priority duty in parcelling out the assets of a failed business is to pay creditors. Unpaid employees have a high-priority, statutory claim for wages. You probably get paid ahead of other creditors ... but you may not get all that's owed you.

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