employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) News

How Sex Abuse Culture Threatens Restaurant Industry and What It Can Do About It

That there’s abuse behind the scenes in restaurant isn’t news. Within the chef community, the news is that people are surprised to hear about it. The true scale of the issue has yet to be revealed, though it’s been hinted …

How States Compare for Risk of Employee Lawsuits: Hiscox

A new study of employment practices disputes and litigation by global insurer Hiscox concludes that businesses in Washington, D.C., Nevada, Delaware, New Mexico and California face the highest risk of being sued by their employees when compared to the national …

Google Author of Diversity Memo Explores Legal Options After Firing

The Google software engineer fired for writing an internal memo critical of diversity hiring policies at the company faces an uphill battle legally challenging his termination, but he could succeed in prolonging the controversy, potentially driving the tech firm to …

BHSI Introduces Employment Practices Liability Cover in Canada

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced it has expanded its Executive First policy suite in Canada with the launch of an employment practices liability policy. The policy is designed to protect companies from the full range of employment practices claims, …

XL Catlin & PGU to Offer EPLI Cover for Public Officials, Educators & Police

XL Catlin’s insurance companies and Professional Governmental Underwriters Inc. (PGU) have entered into an underwriting agreement to offer public entity management and employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) to public officials, educators and law enforcement agencies in the US. Under the …

BHSI Adds EPLI Coverage to Executive First Product Suite

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has added employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) to its Executive First suite of policies. This new policy provides coverage for companies facing harassment, discrimination and other claims initiated by employees, regulators, customers, and others. The …