What’s New with Employment Practices Liability
For the past 30 years, employment practices liability has tracked closely with changing social trends. Today, an employer’s risk of allegations by employees is heighted by both increased public intolerance for harassment and instant, worldwide distribution of news through social media. A Facebook post, Tweet or hashtag can quickly go viral, putting a company on the defense and creating potentially devastating consequences. EPL insurance is more important than ever in this environment. And it is incumbent on insurance professionals to understand the insurance marketplace so they can best help clients manage risk.