Financial Lines & Crime Cluster

Employment Practice Liability

Actual or alleged breaches of employment practices may result in legal fees, damages awards and settlements which can severely strain a company’s financial resources. Our experts understand the extent of Employment Practices Liability, including the reputational damage that a company may face. At iTOO we’ve structured a policy to ensure that your business is covered in the unfortunate event of an employment practices violation. Even the best practicing companies will face an employee dispute, when you do, make sure you have an expert with you every step of the way.

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Employment Practices Liability

Please complete this proposal form for indemnity insurance against claims arising out of the breach of employment practices legislation.

Why get your Employment Practice Liability covered by iTOO?

Service that keeps you up to date. Expertise that never leaves you behind.

Our Employee Practices Liability protects your company as well as its Directors and Officers, for claims made against the entity for any actual or alleged employment practice infringements in the workplace.

Labour disputes can be costly and very difficult to manage. With iTOO you can access the best experts who are skilled in dealing with these claims on several levels, from bargaining councils, the CCMA and Labour Court to private arbitration.

Our cover includes:

  • Legal fee cover.
  • Damages cover.
  • Awards and settlements incurred through dispute processes.

We are different

At iTOO we pride ourselves on offering access to the leading specialists in employee related disputes. We never compromise on service and our team remain dedicated to every single case until it is resolved. As a company looking to offer the best service to your employees as well the best protection to your leadership, there is no better solution than iTOO.

Claim examples

Scenario

Discrimination, sexual harassment, or victimisation due to the exercising of legal or organisational rights

Scenario

Unfair or wrongful dismissal

Scenario

Failure to promote, demotion, suspension, warnings, probation

How to claim

Our emergency incident response hotline is available 24/7 on:

011 351 5000 or ITOONewClaims@itoo.co.za

You’re in the hands of an expert. You can always be assured of professionalism, quick turnaround times and world-class technical knowledge. We’ll keep you in the loop every step of the way. Simply send us an email detailing your claim and our claims department will contact you for specific details.

Employment Practice Liability Contacts

FAQs

When does a claim need to be reported?

As soon as any allegation of unfair labour practices are made against the company or its employees and directors, or after becoming aware of any circumstance which may give rise to a claim.

When will the legal fees of a dispute be covered?

Defence Costs which are the reasonable costs and expenses incurred with the Insurer’s prior written consent in connection with the investigation, defence, settlement or appeal of a Claim are covered from the time a circumstance is notified and accepted as a valid claim under the policy.