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Under Bankr. Code § 507(a)(4), an employee is entitled to a priority claim of up to $11,725 of unpaid wages (including salaries and commissions, vacation, severance, and sick leave pay), if earned within 180 days of the employer's filing of the bankruptcy petition.
I'd like to say that the issue had some wiggle room -- but it doesn't. The law is crystal clear.
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