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Overcoming common misconceptions about Employment Practices Liability Insurance for small businesses 

Some agents and many small business owners are unaware of Employment Practices Liability Insurance (“EPLI”) and its vital role in protecting businesses from costly and time-consuming employment claims. Companies with less than 25 employees make up more than 90% of U.S. companies; HOWEVER, only 7% purchase EPLI coverage.

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Top 10 Ways to Avoid Employment Related Problems 

Employment-related lawsuits are difficult to deal with: emotions run high with personal issues often brought into play. Even when claims are meritless, defense costs can be substantial. The impact on morale and reputation can also be significant. The following tips may help reduce employment-related issues in your business and strengthen your defense if an action is brought.

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Prevent the ransomware epidemic from infecting your organization 

by Heather Wyson-Constantine, Vice President of Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association

By now, you’ve mostly likely heard the news: ransomware is here and it’s a problem. The impact can be devastating. Imagine not being able to access your email, customer information or vital records for days or even weeks. Victims not only face monetary losses associated with the ransom and loss of business during the downtime, but also the additional forensics costs, the loss of employee productivity and, most importantly, customer trust.

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Steps to encourage a harassment-free workplace 

Workplace harassment takes on many forms, making it difficult to tell the difference between normal office banter and offensive or unlawful behavior. Most of us agree that we want our workplace to have a friendly and enjoyable environment. There are some practical steps your company can take to encourage a harassment-free environment, protecting it from claims and lawsuits.

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