A primary reason people (and businesses) buy insurance is peace of mind — to have protection from financial loss due to something bad. Most businesses buy insurance to protect themselves from a variety of potential disputes. Employment practices liabili…
Many employers with employment-practices liability insurance (EPLI) and directors and officers liability insurance (D&O) policies know too well that they often face a frustrating struggle when reporting the fact that a lawsuit has been filed to their insur…
Title VII and Massachusetts state law prohibit discrimination based on religion in the workplace. In addition, state and federal law require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs, unless doing so would create an un…
On May 1, 1989, the United States Supreme Court held that discriminating against individuals based on perceived non-conformity with gender stereotypes is a form of sex (gender) discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
“I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago . . . sometimes problems are easier to solve” that way. This statement is one of several sexually charged statements former Fox News host, Gretchen Carlson alleges were made …
Nonprofit organizations face a multitude of compliance issues every day, and keeping up with them can be a challenge. Because compliance failures may result in the loss of funding, organizations need to know what the current applicable regulations are and mak…