Does a Manufacturer Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance?

Employment Practices Liability Insurance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 84,254 discriminatory employment-practices complaints last year. In addition to lawsuits filed by private citizens, claims filed by federal, state and city regulators are causing more businesses to purchase employment practices liability insurance, known by the shorthand EPLI. Employment practices liability insurance protects an employer from an employee’s claim […]

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New Delaware Law to Require Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Program; What You Need to Know to Secure Your Business

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Program

By John E. Garber, Jr., SPHR, SHRM-SCP The State of Delaware joins a list of states mandating sexual harassment prevention training; KMRD recommends all Delaware employers provide interactive training as part of a comprehensive employment practices risk management program. On August 29th, it was announced that the State of Delaware has joined a growing list of […]

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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

KMRD - Are You Ready For One Minute From Normal?

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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