IN: Spotlight on Employment Practices Liability Insurance
Dear Valued Customer, In this issue of “————” we put the spotlight on Employment Practices Liability Insurance. Employee lawsuits have risen roughly 400% over the last twenty years, making Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) extremely important coverage. EPLI can protect you from suits to do with wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, breach of contract, emotional distress,…Read More
Spotlight on Employment Practices Liability Insurance
What happens if you fire someone and they turn around and sue you for discrimination? Regardless of why you let them go, you are going to have to pay for your legal defense. Imagine if one of your employees harasses another. Your company could face settlements and legal fees, all because the offense took place…Read More
Does your EPLI include a definition of ‘breach of privacy’?
Business owners worried about discrimination or sexual harassment lawsuits will often purchase Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI). However, many businesses fail to check to see if their EPLI policy covers an invasion of privacy. What do we mean by ‘invasion of privacy’? In California, a woman filed a lawsuit over the monitoring application her employer installed…Read More
Take steps to reduce your risk of employee lawsuits
Numerous state and federal laws provide job candidates and employees with protections from discrimination and other unfair workplace practices. The number of employee lawsuits has increased in recent years, and any size business is vulnerable to this type of risk. Small businesses can be especially vulnerable because they are less likely to retain employment attorneys…Read More