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Top Trending Employment Practices Liability (EPL) Claims and EEOC Charges

By Sharon L. Gold

Information gleaned from the EEOC, the DOL and the insurance industry can assist in analyzing what types of claims employers are likely to see in the coming years.

The most recent EEOC statistics reveal that in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and Mississippi, the top filed charges with the EEOC were (in varying order depending on the state): race, retaliation, disability and sex discrimination [see here].  There is no doubt that the EEOC is aggressively pursuing lawsuits and charges against employers in these areas.  In addition, Continue reading