Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) has become an increasingly prevalent policy for organizations varying in size. These types of policies not only cover alleged sexual harassment claims, but also other keep reading >
As evidenced by the recent Abercrombie & Fitch Supreme Court case, Employment Practices Liability Insurance is extremely important. The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that the retailer violated workplace discrimination laws when it turned down a Muslim job applicant wearing a hijab. Though hats were banned in their employee handbook, termed the “look policy,” Abercrombie & Fitch now is liable for the event. Even if you have the greatest employee handbook in the world, defending your company in a case such as this one can cost you a lot of money, and put your reputation at risk, if you don’t have a properly structured Employment Practices Liability Insurance policy.