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Top 10 Employment Discrimination Claims

The Importance of Employment Practices Liability Coverage

Employment Discrimination claims are rising each year. According to Marsh USA’s benchmarking trends, in 2011 alone, the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) received 99,447 charges from employees alleging employment practices violations – including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation – against their employers.

Contact us to review your coverage and inquire about an Employment Practices Liability policy to protect your business today.


According to Insurance Business America, the top 10 discrimination claims for 2014 include:

  1. Retaliation (42.8%)
  2. Race (35%)
  3. Sex (29.3%)
  4. Disability (28.6%)
  5. Age (23.2%)
  6. National Origin (10.8%)
  7. Religion (4%)
  8. Color (3.1%)
  9. Equal Pay Act (1.1%)
  10. GINDA (Genetic Information Discrimination Act) (0.4%)