What is Employment PRactices Liability Insurance?
When you’re interviewing new candidates, deciding on promotions, and taking on the unfortunate task of disciplining or firing employees, you try to make the best decisions for your business. However, at times your actions may be seen as discriminatory or unfair. If an employee feels you have violated their legal rights, you may find yourself in the Massachusetts courts facing a lawsuit. You can better protect your business with employment practices liability insurance.
All employees deserve to be treated fairly and equally. To help protect workers, Massachusetts and the U.S. government have enacted laws that must be upheld. Among these are anti-discrimination statutes, the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act. It is imperative that all managers understand and abide by these laws, but lawsuits may still happen. Employment practices liability insurance can help cover the financial ramifications of this situation.