Sexual Harassment and Workplace Misconduct: Developing and Implementing an Effective Approach (Part Two)

By John E. Garber, Jr., SPHR, SHRM-SCP and Christin Smith Myers Read Part One of this blog series here Part Two: Addressing the Challenge Developing and Implementing an Effective Approach As we stated in our previous blog post, the risks associated with a culture of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct are clear. How should they be addressed? […]

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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Misconduct: The Intersection of Human Resources, Legal Compliance and Risk Management (Part One)

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By John E. Garber, Jr., SPHR, SHRM-SCP and Christin Smith Myers Part One: The Challenge What is going on? News surrounding Matt Lauer, Bill O’Reilly, Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Kevin Spacey, and Harvey Weinstein and many others should be prompting organizations to examine their sexual harassment policies, procedures and more importantly, their organizational culture. It has become […]

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Why Businesses Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Employment Practices Liability Insurance

In 2015, the EEOC received 89,385 discriminatory employment practices complaints, including more than 4,000 in Pennsylvania alone.  In addition to private party lawsuits, the increase in claims brought on by federal, state and city regulators is causing more businesses to purchase Employment Practices Liability Insurance (“EPLI”). A decade ago, most businesses didn’t buy employment practices liability insurance (EPLI). […]

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Risks Ahead. What millennials value at the workplace.

Many of the millennials employed by your company – people who reached adulthood around the year 2000 – may be planning to actively seek new jobs, placing your investment in time and money at risk. This unrest is being driven by the fact that what millennials value at the workplace – a focus on work/home […]

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KMRD’s Employee Background Checking Service

KMRD Background Checks

Because hiring can be the most important activity undertaken by a company, KMRD Partners has partnered with Global HR Research (“GHRR”) to offer a background checking service to our clients. To learn more, click here  or visit our Client Access Center. Here is how the service works: Simply provide your contact and business information […]

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Employment Practices Liability Insurance – Five scary EPL facts

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At our website we ask visitors the question: What if an unscheduled event suddenly seizes control of your business? Are you ready? Virtually every firm faces an exposure to employment related claims. Following are a few data points measuring your company’s risk: More than 450 employment-related lawsuits are filed in the United States every […]

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New proposed FLSA regulations could be disruptive

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Proposed regulations for new white-collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) expected last month are still pending. These proposed regulations will change the test for exempt and non-exempt classifications for professional, administrative and executive employees. Because proposed changes will have a potentially disruptive effect on business operations, employers should take the following steps […]

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Risks Ahead. Have you checked your Employment Practices Liability Coverage lately?

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Have you checked your Employment Practices Liability Coverage lately? The average US-based business with at least 10 employees has a 1 in 8 chance of being accused of an employment liability charge, according to an employment practices litigation study released by Hiscox in April 2014. Wage and hour lawsuits in federal court have gone up […]

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