I was working at Golden Corral which was a private owed franchise and corporate shut her down. She currently owes all the employees that we're working at the time 3 unpaid paychecks and will not pay anyone because she said she is filling for bankcrupcy. Does that mean we will not get paid
The owner,s and possibly the managers also, can be held personally liable for unpaid wages, even if the business declares bankruptcy. You should contact an employment attorney.
Any owner would be personally liable for the wages, so you should ultimately receive them. I would suggest contacting a local employment attorney or the Department of Labor.
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The owners, and possibly managers, are personally liable for your wages.
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