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EPLI: Study Shows Female Physicians Face Widespread Workplace Discrimination

Posted on: May 18, 2017 by Chris Murray

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) released the findings of a recent study of female physicians and physician mothers from online group, Physicians Moms Group. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, was based on 5,782 survey responses, and found that 77.9% of female physicians and physician mothers experience some type of […] Read More

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EPLI Exposures for Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities

Posted on: April 27, 2017 by Chris Murray

All businesses face employment-related exposures, including the long-term care industry, with assisted living and skilled nursing facilities having specific characteristics common with many healthcare providers that present greater liability risks. These include high employee turnover, regulatory scrutiny over patient care that results in employee firings and legal disputes alleging wrongful termination, and a proactive litigation […] Read More

Posted in: Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Breaking Down EPLI Coverage Options for Your Clients

Posted on: July 14, 2016 by Chris Murray

This year is shaping up to be a challenging one in terms of labor law and employment practices – from changes to minimum wage and overtime protections to large-scale Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigations involving broad investigations into areas such as LGBT rights and pregnancy bias claims and increased scrutiny into social media policies. […] Read More

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EPL: Lawsuits Over Wellness Programs Spark Ire from Employers, Legislators

Posted on: December 10, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

EPL: Lawsuits Over Wellness Programs Spark Ire from Employers, Legislators   In October we discussed how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was looking into potential violations by companies with wellness programs, with a couple of lawsuits filed alleging violations under the Americans for Disability Act (ADA) in requiring an employee to take a biometric […] Read More

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Survey: Buying Patterns of Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Posted on: November 12, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

What Risk Managers Want Included in EPLI Cover In a recent study by Advisen on the U.S. Employment Practices Liability insurance market, certain patterns of EPLI buyers were revealed in surveying a select group of risk managers. Of the surveyed risk managers, 62% cited that they bought coverage to address their company’s exposures. Claims assistance […] Read More

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Why Employment Practices Liability is Critical for Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: August 14, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

  Why Employment Practices Liability is Critical for Assisted Living Facilities An assisted living facility can be vigilant in its hiring and employment practices, implementing strong policies and procedures with a well-run HR department to prevent workplace-related suits such as discrimination and sexual harassment among many other issues. But the reality is that lawsuits occur […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance

Employment Practices: The Importance of An Employee’s File

Posted on: February 5, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Employment Practices: The Importance of An Employee’s File At Caitlin-Morgan, we provide access to markets for Miscellaneous Professional Liability coverage, which includes Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI), and Cyber Liability. In addition to offering these needed coverages, we also stress the importance of Best Practices and implementation of loss control measures […] Read More

Posted in: Employment Practices Liability Insurance