Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Mitigating Risks Due to Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation
Limitations on Coverage, Loss of Control Over Counsel and Settlement
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will advise employment counsel and in-house attorneys on the latest developments in employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) and how EPLI can be best utilized to protect an employer's interests. The panel will provide a practical briefing on the types of claims that EPLI can cover when a former employee sues a business and limitations and exclusions that are typical in coverage. The panel will also provide their perspectives for employers negotiating coverage and exclusions and arguing for claims coverage.
- Employment practices liability insurance
- Assessing worst case exposure
- New and emerging trends in damages awards
- Reducing the risk and costs of wage and hour litigation
- Retaliation claims
- EEOC litigation trends and priorities going forward
- Discrimination claims
- EPL risk management
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- How can counsel and employers assess the worst case of liability exposure to evaluate EPLI needs?
- How have COVID-related employment decisions changed employer exposures?
- What are the current trends in employee damage awards?
- How is EPLI used to reduce risks and costs of wage and hour litigation?
- What is the best use of EPLI in retaliation claims? In discrimination claims?
- Can EPLI risk management assist employers in future best practices?
Britton D. Weimer
Weimer & Weeding
Mr. Weimer is a seasoned commercial attorney, with more than 29 years of litigation experience. His practice... | Read More
Mr. Weimer is a seasoned commercial attorney, with more than 29 years of litigation experience. His practice encompasses a wide range of insurance coverage, insurance defense, and commercial litigation, including EPL, CGL, D&O, commercial property, workers compensation, insurance and real estate E&O, accounting and medical malpractice, construction defects, asbestos, electric utilities, liquor liability, media, lender liability and products liability.Close
Barbara L. Johnson, Esq.
Ms. Johnson's practice focuses on the representation of management in labor and employment matters. She has... | Read More
Ms. Johnson's practice focuses on the representation of management in labor and employment matters. She has extensive experience counseling clients on the full gamut of employment law issues, including gender parity issues. She assists clients in evaluating and analyzing their exposure to pay equity claims by working with labor economists to identify the disparities and, then, by working with clients to determine appropriate remediation strategies. Her practice also encompasses litigation in a number of areas, including civil rights discrimination claims in federal and state court, class and collective actions, whistleblower/retaliation claims, wage and hour claims, public law (municipalities and school systems), breach of contract claims, ERISA claims, and employment arbitrations.Close