EPL COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Lower risk of virus, higher chance of litigation

August 02, 2021

While the introduction and administration of several COVID-19 vaccines have brought a newfound hope for a swift return to normalcy, they have also unlocked novel grounds for employee lawsuits in the workplace. Employers are so eager to return to business as usual that several are mandating their employees to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine prior to returning to the workplace. As expected by many, vaccine mandates are being met with the filing of increased numbers of employment claims. With an uptick in claim filings, it could be expected that Employment Practices Liability carriers will begin to attach specific COVID-19 exclusions.

With the changing landscape of the modern workplace, now is the time for companies to review their Employment Practices Liability insurance policy to ensure it provides coverages against these new exposures. Download our whitepaper below to read further.

 

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Please be advised that any and all information, comments, analysis, and/or recommendations set forth above relative to the possible impact of COVID-19 on potential insurance coverage or other policy implications are intended solely for informational purposes and should not be relied upon as legal advice. As an insurance broker, we have no authority to make coverage decisions as that ability rests solely with the issuing carrier. Therefore, all claims should be submitted to the carrier for evaluation. The positions expressed herein are opinions only and are not to be construed as any form of guarantee or warranty. Finally, given the extremely dynamic and rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, comments above do not take into account any applicable pending or future legislation introduced with the intent to override, alter or amend current policy language.