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our company filed for bankruptcy and are saying that they cant

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our company filed for bankruptcy and are saying that they cant pay us until the court has settled the case of bankruptcy of our company i am an hourly paid employee are they allowed to do that
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for your question.

I am assuming that your company filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. It is true that the company cannot pay its employees until the bankruptcy court approves the payments. However it is also true that this is typically handled on a very expedited basis

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