0012 8653 99 (July 30, 2014) – As a party to the transaction with freer access to evidence, the Board allocates the burden of production and persuasion to the employer. Transfer of inn and lounge constituted transfer of substantially all the assets and the entire business under G.L. c. 151A, § 14(n), even though buyer intended to cater to a different clientele.
BR-115885-XA (June 30, 2011) – Glass replacement company, which bought only the remaining third of the predecessor’s enterprise, may not be assigned the predecessor’s experience rating under G.L. c. 151A, sec. 14(n), because it did not acquire all or substantially all of the predecessor’s assets.