What Happens to Employees When a Company Is Sold?

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There are several things that might happen to employees when a company is sold. It is possible that some or all employees could be laid off. On the other hand, it is also possible that employees might not really notice much of a difference working for their new employer. Usually there will be some changes. Some of those changes may have a positive impact and some of the changes may have a negative impact on morale.
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