Tag archives: Employment Standards Act

Employment considerations in an M&A deal

Parties to an asset transaction should carefully consider the implications of the proposed acquisition on existing employment arrangements, including, non-competition agreements, workers’ compensation programs, and pension plans. The provisions of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 (ESA), the governing employment standards legislation in Ontario, should be considered when negotiating employment arrangements as … Continue reading

Mass terminations in the post-merger context

This blog post was written by Pamela Hofman, an Employment & Labour Associate in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Toronto office.  A number of different parties and interests are at play in any merger. Although it may not be at the forefront during merger negotiations and considerations, the acquiring company should turn its mind to the possibility of mass terminations, and … Continue reading
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