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Carrier Management Reports on Sexual Harassment in P/C Insurance Industry

Wells Media Group publication Carrier Management is releasing a four-part series exploring sexual harassment in the property/casualty insurance industry. In part one of the series, The P/C Insurance Industry’s #MeToo Moments, published Aug. 27, Carrier Management shares the results of …

Experts Question Las Vegas Casinos’ Plan to Prevent Sexual Harassment

In the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Steve Wynn, Nevada gambling regulators are developing regulations on workplace sexual harassment, but employment attorneys who reviewed the proposed initial criteria told The Associated Press that state …

Wynn Sex Misconduct Case Raises Question: When Do Investors Need to Know?

When should a company have to tell investors that a top executive is facing sexual misconduct allegations? The question comes as Wynn Resorts is being rocked by the resignation of Steve Wynn, its chairman and CEO, following allegations that first …

Share Your Story: Sexual Harassment and the Workplace

From Hollywood to the corporate world, sexual harassment — the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks — is drawing greater public scrutiny than ever before. Victims (mostly women) and their supporters have taken on the cause, publicizing the …

Top 10 Employment Discrimination Charges in 2017

A total of 84,254 workplace discrimination charges were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) nationwide during fiscal year (FY) 2017, according to the federal agency. The EEOC said it secured $398 million for victims in the private sector …

Share Your Story: Sexual Harassment and the Workplace

From Hollywood to the corporate world, sexual harassment — the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks — is drawing greater public scrutiny than ever before. Victims (mostly women) and their supporters have taken on the cause, publicizing the …

Witnesses Experience Fallout After Calling out Sexual Harassment

Life was going well for Christopher Partee when the woman approached him in tears. The forklift operator had recently been made a permanent employee at a Memphis warehouse newly opened by a supply-chain logistics company. His new supervisor was friendly …

Researchers Say Businesses Need Better Approach to Compliance Programs

Recent reports of sexual harassment committed by powerful men also highlight the failures of corporate compliance programs designed to protect employees. This is because few companies understand how their employees reach unethical and illegal decisions or have compliance strategies aimed …

Many Americans Feel Hostility, Threatened at Work

The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles. Among the findings: Nearly one in five workers …

Sharing Economy, Joint Employer Definition Add to Increasing EPLI Exposure

The sharing economy has blurred the line between employees and independent contractors, according to experts who spoke during Marsh’s New Reality of Risk webinar yesterday. The webinar, Managing Wage and Hour and Employment Practices Risks, focused on how employers can …