Employment Practices Liability Insurance

What is Employment Practices Liability Insurance and why do you need it?

The Employment Practices Liability policy provides coverage for claims brought against an employer by an employee. It is specific business insurance for NZ employers.

This policy addresses two sections for employers:

Legal costs and awards against members as employers following claims by current, former or prospective employees for breach of employment contracts and breach of certain provisions of the Human Rights Act 1993 and the Privacy Act 1993.

Legal costs incurred in the defence of injunctions or applications for reinstatement brought against an employer by current, former or prospective employees.