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Common Questions

My employer declared bankruptcy. What about my pay cheque?
If your employer declares bankruptcy or becomes subject to a receivership under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, you may be eligible for the Wage Earner Protection Program (WEPP). This federal program pays eligible workers for unpaid wages, vacation pay, severance pay and termination pay that they are owed.

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Last reviewed November 2017
employment standards, payment of wages, bankruptcy, wage protection, Wage Earner Protection Program (WEPP)