Joint Industry Board v. United States
391 U.S. 224 (1968)

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Joint Industry Board v. United States, 391 U.S. 224 (1968)

Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry v. United States

No. 616

Argued March 25, 1968

Decided May 20, 1968

391 U.S. 224

Syllabus

An employer's unpaid contributions to an employees' annuity plan established by a collective bargaining contract are not entitled to a priority under § 64a(2) of the Bankruptcy Act, which grants priority, limited to $600 and to wages earned within three months before commencement of bankruptcy proceedings, to "wage . . . due to workmen." United States v. Embassy Restaurant, Inc.,359 U. S. 29 (1959), followed. Pp. 391 U. S. 225-229.

379 F.2d 211, affirmed.

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