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5 Tips to Prevent Employment Practices Claims

5 Tips to Prevent Employment Practices Claims

Employers are seeing a significant increase in the number of employment practices claims, with 99,412 charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2012. Employment practices liability (EPL) lawsuits can be costly, with total costs averaging at $70,267, according to Chubb. So why aren’t companies insuring the risk? In a recent survey conducted […]

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Reducing Employment Practices Risks

By Lori Widmer, American Express: Inside Edge The recession didn’t just hurt mid-size companies’ sales, profits and cash flow. For some, the economic downturn also resulted in more employee lawsuits claiming everything from discrimination to sexual harassment. As companies reduced their headcounts to reduce costs during the downturn, the number of what’s widely known as […]

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