The Latest From The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC just released the latest numbers relating to employment claims, and they remind us of the need for employment practices liability insurance.
• Retaliation was the most frequently filed charge with the EEOC in 2018, followed by race and disability.
• Sexual harassment charges with the EEOC increased by 13.6%, based on preliminary 2018 results.
• Monetary awards recovered for victims of sexual harassment increased by 47.4%.
• The #MeToo movement and resulting publicity have caused visits to the EEOC sexual harassment website page to more than double over last year.
We can offer a very comprehensive and affordable Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) products available in the industry today. Coverage can include protection against allegations of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and retaliation. Coverage can be further enhanced to include Wage and Hour and Third Party Wrongful Acts. Get a quick quote and share with your client today.
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