Executive Management Liability

Harassment Claims Rise in the Wake of #MeToo, Reports EEOC

As society‚Äôs focus on sexual harassment grows, so too does the number of people filing claims against employers. According to a report released last week by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), harassment claims rose 13.6 percent from 2017 to 2018. A 2019 study by NAVEX Global found an 18 percent increase in employee-reported cases…

Employee vs. Contractor: Employment Practices Liability

How to make sure your clients are protected with EPLI Hiring contractors as opposed to full time employees is a rising trend. According to Forbes, freelancers now make up 35 percent of the U.S. workforce1. Although this staffing approach provides business owners with greater flexibility and lower costs, it can also lead to unrest within…

4 Questions to Ask When Developing a Comprehensive EPLI Policy

A business is three times more likely to be sued by an employee than experience a fire. In fact, over the last 20 years, employee lawsuits have risen nearly 400 percent, with wrongful termination suits jumping up more than 260 percent. Protecting your clients from wrongful acts arising from the employment process can be as…