Non-Profit Employment Practices Liability
Employment Practices Liability is insurance for lawsuits that might arise in a non-profit organization's course of employing staff, including wrongful hiring/firing, discrimination, harassment, false imprisonment, breach of contract, emotional distress, and wage and hour law violations.
Most commonly, employment practices liability deals with laws and protections brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act) of 1967, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) interprets and enforces these laws.
What if We Don't Have Employees?
Organizations can be sued for discrimination by third parties (clients, donors, vendors, etc.) Only the purchase of EPL will provide insurance protection (defending an allegation or paying damages).
Who needs Employment Practices Liability?
EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY 101
Have questions? Please call us at 610-867-6869 or click here to submit the online form and we will be glad to assist you.
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