employment-practices-liability wallace specialty insurance
employment-practices-liability wallace specialty insurance

Employment Practices Liability

Employment Practices Liability (EPLI) coverage is often added to a BOP policy.  It is also offered as a separate policy if higher limits are required.  Employment practices liability coverage protects an employer against an employee's claims such as:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Sexual or Workplace Harassment
  • Wrongful Discipline
  • Age Discrimination
  • Violation of Employment Discrimination Laws
  • Violation of Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Wrongful Failure to Employ or Promote
  • Wrongful Deprivation of a Career Opportunity
  • Breach of Employment Contract
  • Employment Related Misrepresentation
  • Failure to Adopt Adequate Workplace Employment Policies & Procedures
  • Illegal Retaliatory Treatment
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Negligent Evaluation
  • Employment Related Wrongful Infliction of Emotional Distress

The purpose of this insurance is to protect the corporation, directors, officers and employees from alleged employment-related wrongful acts. Some features specific to this policy are Coverage for front/back pay, attorneys' fees and compensatory damages, for punitive damages where insurable by law, for actual or alleged retaliatory treatment, varying retention's for class action suits or other claims, for emotional distress or mental anguish, no purposeful or intentional acts exclusion or reductions in force or mass layoffs exclusion.*