EPLI News

Idaho Shop Owner Ordered to Pay 100K to Worker Fired After Safety Report

A judge ordered a northern Idaho gas station owner to pay $100,000 to a former employee who was fired after reporting safety violations, including exposed wiring near water leaks and a lack of first aid equipment. U.S. District Judge B. …

Morgan Stanley Among Employers Shifting Job Bias Claims to Arbitration

Morgan Stanley is asking employees to give up their right to sue the firm in class actions for civil rights violations including discrimination based on race, gender or age, according to a former employee’s lawsuit. The firm sent an e-mail …

Uber Headache if More Drivers Want Full-Time Status

Thousands of new full-time workers would spring into existence if Uber is forced to stop treating some of its drivers like contract workers, and the benefits that come with that employee status may entice part-time rideshare drivers to beef up their …

ANV Launches EPLI Risk Management Hotline

ANV Global Services Inc., the North American managing general underwriter (MGU) segment of global speciality insurance group ANV, has launched a new risk management hotline for its employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) policyholders in North America. The EPLI hotline will …

The Evolution of Employment Practices Liability Insurance

It’s been interesting to watch the growth of employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) during more than 25 years of working in the specialty insurance industry. Twenty years ago EPLI was rare in the United States and, even a decade ago, …

OneBeacon Adds Risk Management Services to EPLI Coverage

OneBeacon Management Liability, a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd., has added a package of risk management products and services for its employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) policyholders through nationwide employment and labor law firm Littler Mendelson P.C. Through this …

CapSpecialty Adds D&O, EPL Product to Insurance Company Coverage Offerings

CapSpecialty has launched a new insurance company directors & officers/employment practices liability (D&O/EPL) product issued by Capitol Specialty Insurance Corp. Insurance company D&O/EPL is a specialty product expressly designed for small and mid-sized insurance companies, offering wholesale brokers an additional …

Top 5 Riskiest States for Employee Lawsuits: Hiscox

Four states – California, Illinois, Alabama and Mississippi – along with the District of Columbia, are the top five riskiest places in the country for employee lawsuits. Businesses in these states and jurisdictions face a substantially higher risk of being …

Capital Insurance Group Adds EPLI Coverage to Business Owner Policies

Capital Insurance Group (CIG) has expanded its employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) option to include business owner policies (BOP). The expanded policy option offers protection for organizations with up to 250 employees with a limit of $1 million. Organizations with 50 …

Argo Pro Launches EPL Insurance Hotline for Policyholders

Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has launched a new employment practices liability insurance hotline to support policyholders’ risk management efforts. In conjunction with Jackson Lewis, a national …