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Employment Practices Liability

The Need for Employment Practices Liability Insurance

The area of Employment Practices Liability has seen dramatic changes in the last ten years. The number of employment discrimination lawsuits has increased over 50%. In that time monetary awards are up 290%. Employment Practices Liability has become an increasingly important focus in a company's risk management program.

Employment Practices Liability (EPL) claims can arise in every type of organization, regardless of corporate structure or employee count. While multi-million dollar settlements continue to make the headlines, hundreds of smaller privately held companies are faced with employment-related issues every day.

Insured Events:

  • Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination
  • Third Party Liability
  • Breach of Contract
  • Failure to Employ/Promote
  • Wrongful Discipline
  • Failure to Grant Tenure
  • Negligent Evaluation
  • Retaliation
  • Defamation, Humiliation, Mental Anguish
  • Libel, Slander
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Workplace Harassment

To learn more about the coverage that best suits your organization and to purchase insurance contact us.