Harassment Claims Highlight Risk For Individual Liability

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 11:01 AM EDT) -- A widely unknown consequence of employment-related lawsuits is the potential for individual liability on behalf of managers. While managers are not liable under every employment law, and many laws actually protect managers from individual liability, there are a vast number of common and statutory laws which can impart individual liability. Claims asserting individual liability can put managers in a terrible position of having to personally defend themselves in a lawsuit, which could mean paying defense costs and attorneys' fees (and exposing their personal assets, like their...
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