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Common Employment Practices Liabilities in the Hiring Process

Common Employment Practices Liabilities in the Hiring ProcessThe hiring process can be wonderful for employers, but while it is exciting to add new talent to the team, the process can be dangerous if you are not careful. Just as applicants are expected to obey certain codes of conduct when applying for jobs, employers need to mind their behavior as well, though it’s not just  about etiquette: there are many legal restrictions on the hiring process, and disobeying

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How Employment Practices Liability Insurance Works

How Employment Practices Liability Insurance WorksEmployment Practices Liability An Integral Insurance Component

Employment Practices Liability (EPL) insurance is designed to cover employers against employee-related claims such issues as discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination. A policy is typically written either on a stand-alone basis or as an addition to an employer’s management liability policies, including Directors and Officers (D&O), Employers Liability and Errors & Omissions. A standalone policy is usually preferable to having the coverage …

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Employment Practices: How to Prevent Workplace Discrimination Suits

Employment Practices How to Prevent Workplace Discrimination SuitsEmployment Practices: How to Prevent Workplace Discrimination Suits

In 2012, seven employees out of 15 terminated at a firm in Texas were over the age of 50 and replaced by younger, less experienced workers in some cases. The company claimed this was part of its overall restructuring after a new CEO stepped in. The terminated employees viewed the firing differently, and have a filed an age discrimination case against their …

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EEOC and New Legislation Focuses on Pregnant Employees and Discrimination

EEOC and New Legislation Focuses on Pregnant Employees and DiscriminationReview of Company Policies, Employment Practices Liability Insurance Key

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made it clear to employers that its goal is to continue to proactively focus on discrimination allegations, including those related to pregnancy. When it first made the announcement back in 2012, it immediately filed four high-profile pregnancy discrimination cases. In fact, the EEOC for 2012 recovered more than $14 million in settlements involving …

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Effective Employment Practices Include Addressing Third-Party Conduct

Effective Employment Practices Include Addressing Third-Party ConductRecent EEOC Settlement Reinforces Employers’ Responsibility to Protect Employees from Third-Party Harassment

Your company implements Best Practices with ongoing training as part of your HR policy in an effort to foster a culture of inclusion and mitigate risk regarding discrimination, sexual harassment and other employment practices that could result in allegations that land you in court. But it’s not only your employees’ conduct that you need to consider, particularly when …

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Supreme Court Decisions and Impact on Employment Discrimination, Retaliation Cases

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June 2013 saw some landmark Supreme Court decisions that have the country a buzz. Two of the Court’s decisions raise the standards for American workers to prove retaliation and discrimination in the workplace. The Court was divided (5-4) on both of its rulings, with one of the Justices calling for Congress to take action.

Basically, the Supreme Court in one of the cases ruled …

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