The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has left employers with many legal questions. As they make decisions regarding employee safety, remote working arrangements, and how to handle business disruption and potential layoffs, companies are asking if their insurance policies will respond to employment-related claims. This update addresses potential insurance coverage for:

  • Crisis management for mass layoffs/furloughs
  • Claims related to layoffs/furloughs
  • Claims for bodily injury
  • Claims for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations, wage-and-hour/FLSA claims, and safe workplace/OSHA claims

This update also includes a checklist to help companies identify what they should be doing now to protect their coverages. Read More