Our Perspective

  • When Office Romance Goes Bad, Lawsuits Can Follow

    By Mindy Pollack |February 09, 2014|English

    Soon after he hired her as a new assistant, they began dating. For three months they met in secret. No one in the company knew about their relationship. Suddenly, she broke it off and he was devastated. He began spying on her inside and outside of the...

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  • Is Employment Liability on the Menu?

    By Mindy Pollack |August 22, 2013|English

    I was looking at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) website listing of recent enforcement actions, and it was striking to see how often restaurants appeared. The latest action charged that a restaurant violated gender discrimination...

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  • Shoulder Surfing - One More Reason for Buying EPLI

    By Mindy Pollack |June 27, 2013|English

    For those not familiar with the term, "shoulder surfing" in the workplace is the rough equivalent of "parent over shoulder" in the home. It happens when an employer asks the employee or applicant to log-in to their private social...

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  • EPLI Policyholder Training Services - A Benefit for Insurers, Too

    By Mindy Pollack |May 30, 2013|English

    Gen Re's turnkey EPLI product adopted by many insurers includes on-line training on key employment topics. We have observed that over 1,000 businesses buying EPLI coverage from our clients have taken one or more of the training courses - without having...

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  • Your Employee Is Late Again - Why Every Business Owner Should Buy EPLI

    By Mindy Pollack |April 19, 2013|English

    Many agents and their customers tend to equate Employment Practices Liability Insurance with discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination claims. After all, these nightmare scenarios are why most small businesses buy EPLI coverage. While...

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  • EPLI - in the News

    By James Nealon |February 27, 2013|English

    Often in the U.S. we field questions about whether franchisee business operations have any unique EPLI exposures related to the nature of their operations. We do think young people managing young people presents a potentially significant exposure, something...

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