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RCW 49.56.020

Preference on death of employer.

In case of the death of any employer, the wages of each miner, mechanic, salesperson, clerk, servant, and laborer for services rendered within sixty days next preceding the death of the employer, not exceeding one hundred dollars, rank in priority next after the funeral expenses, expenses of the last sickness, the charges and expenses of administering upon the estate and the allowance to the widow and infant children, and must be paid before other claims against the estate of the deceased person.
[ 2010 c 8 § 12059; Code 1881 § 1973; 1877 p 223 § 35; RRS § 1205.]
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