Skip to main content

Pennsylvania Statutes Title 77 P.S. Workers' Compensation § 621. Preference right of compensation against assets of employer;  prohibition of assignment

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

The right of compensation granted by this article of this act   1 shall have the same preference (without limit of amount) against the assets of an employer, liable for such compensation, as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law for a claim for unpaid wages for labor:  Provided, however, That no claim for compensation shall have priority over any judgment, mortgage, or conveyance of land recorded prior to the filing of the petition, award, or agreement as to compensation in the office of the prothonotary of the county in which the land is situated.  Claims for payments due under this article of this act and compensation payments made by virtue thereof shall not be assignable.

1  77 P.S. § 411 et seq.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Pennsylvania Statutes Title 77 P.S. Workers' Compensation § 621. Preference right of compensation against assets of employer;  prohibition of assignment - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/title-77-ps-workers-compensation/pa-st-sect-77-621/


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard