The company I work for is being bought out by another company well the company I work for had me sign a retention bonus if I don't get rehired well I just got my papers last Thurs from the new company that said they aren't keeping me because my background

Can the company I work for an is being bought out not give me my retention bonus because of my background check

1 answer  |  asked May 30, 2017 4:13 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Answers (1)

Neil Klingshirn
The answer depends on whether the "retention bonus" is an enforceable agreement and, if so, what it says about payment in the event the acquiring company chooses not to hire you. To get a definitive answer, you should review the retention bonus document with an attorney.

posted by Neil Klingshirn  |  May 31, 2017 09:30 AM [EST]

Answer This Question

Sign In to Answer this Question

Have an Employment Law question?

Contact Neil Klingshirn

Neil Klingshirn
AV rated Super Lawyer and Employment Law Specialist
Independence, OH
Phone: 216-382-2500