Does the seller retain employment liability? – Labor litigation / Courts

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When a business is sold, in the majority of jurisdictions we have studied, the seller retains some employment responsibilities.

In many countries, the seller of a business will retain certain employment responsibilities, from meeting legal requirements to disputes with employees.

In 32 of the 49 countries we studied, there is ongoing responsibility between the old and new employer.


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