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You absolutely have a right to be paid and find out information about any savings you have under the 401k plan. You may need to file a lawsuit however to get that money. They may have filed bankruptcy which would make it virtually impossible to get it, but it is worth pursuing until you are aware bankruptcy has been filed. Depending on the amount owed, you could file in small claims court if the amount owed is less than $5000.