This excerpt taken from the PBG 8-K filed Aug 4, 2009.
“Employee Plan” means each (i) “employee benefit plan,” as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA, whether or not subject to ERISA, (ii) employment, consultancy, severance, retention or similar agreement, plan, arrangement or policy, (iii) other plan or arrangement (written or oral) providing for compensation, bonuses, profit-sharing, stock option or other stock related rights or other forms of incentive or deferred compensation, vacation benefits, insurance (including any self-insured arrangements), medical, dental, vision or prescription benefits, life insurance, employee assistance program, relocation or expatriate benefits, disability or sick leave benefits, workers’ compensation, supplemental unemployment benefits and post-employment or retirement benefits (including compensation, pension or life insurance benefits but excluding any Multiemployer Plan) or (iv) any loan; in each case which is maintained, administered or contributed to by the Company or any Affiliate and covers any current or former employee, director or independent contractor of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or with respect to which the Company or any of its controlled Affiliates has any liability contingent or otherwise, in each case which is maintained, administered or contributed to by the Company or any Affiliate and covers any current or former employee, director or independent contractor of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or with respect to which the Company or any of its controlled Affiliates has any liability contingent or otherwise.
Section 4.17 . Labor. (a) Except for failures to comply that would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect on the Company, the Company and its Subsidiaries have complied with all applicable laws relating to labor and employment, including those relating to wages, hours, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, equal employment opportunity, age and disability discrimination, immigration control, employee classification, information privacy and security, payment and withholding of taxes and continuation coverage with respect to group health plans. Since January 1, 2008, there has not been, and as of the date of this Agreement there is not pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened, any work stoppage or labor strike against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries by employees.
(b) Not later than 30 days after the date of this Agreement the Company shall furnish to Parent true and complete copies of each effective or pending collective bargaining agreement or similar labor agreement (including any being currently negotiated) covering employees or former employees of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (including any being currently negotiated). To the Company’s knowledge, there has not been any activity or proceeding of any labor organization or employee group to organize any such employees of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries. Except as would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect on the Company, there are no (i) unfair labor practice charges or complaints against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries pending before the National Labor Relations Board or any foreign equivalent, (ii) representation claims or petitions pending before the National Labor Relations Board or any foreign equivalent and there are no questions concerning representation with respect to the employees of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or (iii) grievances or pending arbitration proceedings against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries that arose out of or under any collective bargaining agreement.
Section 4.18 . Environmental Matters. (a) Except as to matters that would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect on the Company: (i) no written notice, notification, demand, request for information, citation, summons or order has been received, no complaint, investigation, action, claim, suit, or proceeding is pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, is threatened by any Person against or affecting the Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective properties under or pursuant to any Environmental Law; (ii) each of the Company and its Subsidiaries is and has been in compliance with all Environmental Laws and has been and is in compliance with all Environmental Permits; and (iii) there are no liabilities or obligations of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries of any kind whatsoever, whether accrued, contingent, absolute, determined, determinable or otherwise, arising under or pursuant to any Environmental Law, and there is no existing fact, condition, situation or set of circumstances that would reasonably be expected to result in any such liability or obligation, other than in the case of Section 4.18(a)(iii) only: (A) liabilities or obligations disclosed and provided for in the Company Balance Sheet or in the notes thereto, and (B) liabilities or obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice since the Company Balance Sheet Date.
(b) Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, other than the representations and warranties contained in Sections 4.03, 4.07, 4.08, 4.09 and 4.10, this Section 4.18 shall be deemed to contain the sole representations and warranties by the Company with respect to environmental matters.
Section 4.19 . Material Contracts. (a) As of the date hereof, neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is party to or bound by, whether in writing or not, any contract, arrangement, commitment or understanding (i) made or entered into outside the ordinary course of business and that limits or otherwise restricts in any material respect the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (or, after the Effective Time, the Surviving Entity, Parent or any of their respective Subsidiaries) from engaging or competing in any material line of business in any location or with any Person, (ii) made or entered into outside the ordinary course of business and that includes any material exclusive dealing arrangement or any other material arrangement that grants any material right of first refusal or material right of first offer or similar material right or that limits or purports to limit in any material respect the ability of the Company or its Subsidiaries to own, operate, sell, transfer, pledge or otherwise dispose of any material assets or business, (iii) that is a material joint venture, alliance or partnership agreement, (iv) that is a “material contract” (as such term is defined in Item 601(b)(10) of Regulation S-K of the SEC) or (v) described in clauses (i) or (ii) of this sentence that, disregarding any materiality qualifiers contained therein, would apply to Parent or any of its Subsidiaries (other than the Surviving Entity and its Subsidiaries) after the Effective Time (each, together with the contracts listed on Section 4.19 of the Company Disclosure Schedule, a “