Jenner & Block

Labor and Employment Aspects of Sales, Mergers and Acquisitions

We advise employers regarding labor and employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including:

  • Due diligence of employment and labor issues involved in a sale, merger, or acquisition.
  • Analysis of pending employment litigation.
  • Analysis of executive contracts and change of control agreements.
  • Advising employers on successorship issues involved in sales, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Advising employers regarding the effects a sale, merger or acquisition may have on employee handbooks, policies, and collective bargaining agreements.
  • WARN issues.
  • Labor union and collective bargaining considerations, including successorship and collective bargaining agreements in a sale, merger or acquisition context.
  • Minimizing the risk of hiring discrimination claims against or successor status and liability of purchasers.