Negligence in Employment Law

This is an essential guide to protecting your clients from potential lawsuits as negligence principles expand into employment discrimination law and violence continues in the workplace. This book discusses implementing workplace violence prevention plans, employer responsibility issues, litigation tactics, insurance principles, and more.

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With the expansion of negligence principles into employment discrimination law and the escalation of violence in the workplace, it is imperative to take precautionary measures to protect your clients from potential lawsuits.

This comprehensive volume provides decisive commentary on the intricacies of this complex area of law, featuring expert direction on topics including:

  • Implenting workplace violence prevention plans
  • Employer responsibility issues
  • Risk-assessment factors
  • Negligence liability in termination
  • Defense strategies
  • Remedial procedures
  • Litigation tactics
  • Insurance principles


  • Ch. 1 - The Road From Negligence to Negligence in Employment
  • Ch. 2 - Negligent Hiring and Related Claims
  • Ch. 3 - Termination and Post-Termination Negligence Claims
  • Ch. 4 - Safe Workplace Issues
  • Ch. 5 - Implementing a Comprehensive Violence Prevention, Threat Assessment, and Crisis Recover Program
  • Ch. 6 - Defenses to Negligence Claims
  • Ch. 7 - Remedies for Employer Negligence
  • Ch. 8 - Insurance Coverage for Employment Claims
  • Ch. 9 - Litigating Negligence in Employment: A Plaintiff's Tactics
  • Table of Cases
  • Index


Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.

Alfred G. Feliu founded Feliu Neutral Services, LLC in 2016. He is a well-respected and nationally-recognized arbitrator and mediator, with over 30 years of experience in employment, labor law, and commercial matters. He is a past Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He has served as the EEO Officer for the Port of New York and New Jersey since 2006.

Weyman T. Johnson, Jr. is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law, and practiced law at the Atlanta office of Paul Hastings in both employment litigation and traditional labor relations for nearly 30 years.


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