Reducing Lawsuit Exposure: Eleven Things Your Company Should Know
You must do everything possible to avoid work-related lawsuits, but obtaining Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) to protect your business from workers who believe their legal rights as employees of the company have been violated, is a vital backstop. Here are eleven important things your company should be aware of in order to reduce your…Read More
At-Will Employment – Overview
Please note NCSL cannot provide advice or assistance to private citizens or businesses regarding employment-related matters. Please consult your state department of labor or a private attorney. I. The At-Will Presumption Employment relationships are presumed to be “at-will” in all U.S. states except Montana. The U.S. is one of a handful of countries where employment…Read More
What Is Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)?
EPLI covers businesses against claims by workers that their legal rights as employees of the company have been violated. The number of lawsuits filed by employees against their employers has been rising. While most suits are filed against large corporations, no company is immune to such lawsuits. Recognizing that smaller companies now need this kind…Read More