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Editorial: More protection needed for workers in corporate bankruptcies

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Cheers to U.S. Sen. Al Franken for supporting legislation to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses collapse.

The "Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act" would make several changes to Chapter 11 bankruptcy law, putting workers interests near the top when companies file for bankruptcy.

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