Chubb Offering Free Legal Advice for Commercial Clients
SAN JUAN – Chubb Insurance Co. of Puerto Rico has launched EPL Assist, a risk-management program with legal advice for employers who are insured by the company.
The offering includes an online resource for customers seeking assistance with employment issues and free counseling over the phone for employers with EPL primary policies.
The employment practices liability loss prevention program legal counseling comprises direct access to Littler Mendelson, a leading U.S. firm specializing in labor law.
Explaining that navigating Puerto Rico’s labor laws and regulations “is extremely complex,” Chubb’s financial lines manager on the island, Manuel González, added that policyholders “now have access to information…helping to answer many of the day-to-day questions that arise,” as well as access to a Littler attorney on the island “for advice on federal and local laws and legal briefs.”
Part of the content Chubb’s customers enjoy is access to the latest changes in labor laws; newsletters; publications; secure online legal resources; model employment policies, procedures and forms; summaries; and local and national benchmarks material.
The EPL Assist service also includes online training on harassment and discrimination to help employers mitigate claims. Monthly online seminars and a 25-minute video in English and Spanish can be presented to employees through a system that allows employers to track who has seen the seminar, including a certificate that can be downloaded at the end of the video.