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Frequently Asked Questions When an Employee Passes Away

Find answers to questions that may arise when a current employee passes away, including how to distribute any unpaid wages or personal items to family members or the employee’s estate.

This article answers frequently asked questions regarding how to release unpaid wages and personal items of a deceased employee. Learn to whom the unpaid wages should be released, what to do if there is no named executor, how to handle unclaimed wages considered to be abandoned, and more.