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employer’s liability insurance

Insurance protection for the employer against claims by employees for damages which arise out of injuries or diseases sustained in the course of their work and which are based on common law negligence rather than on liability under workmen’s compensation acts.
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"This case raises important issues about employer liability for a hostile work environment created by third parties and about non-employer liability for employment-related discrimination under the Maine Human Rights Act (MHRA).
New York, NY, November 06, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Joint Employer Liability: Best Practices to Mitigate Risks in 2016 Live Webcast.
Employees are increasingly suing multiple companies under a theory of joint employer liability. This is typically the case with employees associated with staffing companies, subcontractors and franchisees.
Summary: Employees are increasingly suing multiple companies under a theory of joint employer liability. This is typically the case with employees associated with staffing companies, subcontractors ...
It also explores the political choice to be made between employer liability and worker compensation as two competing mechanisms for addressing the problems of injury on the job and workplace safety.
In order to avoid the misallocation of resources implicit in excessive demand, "the cost of the production should bear the blood of the workman." (41) Thus, in returning those costs from the victim to the firm in order to generate efficient activity levels, a regime of strict employer liability seems to be preferable to its fault-based alternative.
Nearly pounds 500,000 was dished out to workers in just nine months as the Birmingham authority was hit with 128 employer liability claims.
The establishment of an Employer Liability Tracing Office - essentially a database of all Employer Liability Insurers - making it much more feasible to trace the insurance provider responsible.
It includes a definition of workplace violence and covers: different types of workplace violence; legal issues such as employer liability; due process and rights; state legislation; safety concerns; site security assessments; averting the likelihood of a violent incident; measures to take in the aftermath of an event of violence; and, the role of law enforcement in assisting employers.
As a result, since in principle the legal substratum of employer duties remained, employer liability could be and was revived by judicial or legislative narrowing or exclusion of the common-law defenses; new duties of care did not need to be imposed.
Reducing costs incurred by the government in caring for people admitted to local hospitals for conditions caused by passive smoke exposure, and a reduction in costs of employer liability insurance, are some of the benefits experienced by countries enforcing smoke-free laws.
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