Wrongful employment act means any actual or alleged:

  • Wrongful dismissal, discharge or termination (either actual or constructive), including breach of an implied contract.
  • Harassment (including sexual harassment, whether quid pro quo, hostile work environment or otherwise)
  • Discrimination (including but not limited to discrimination based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or preference, pregnancy or disability)
  • Retaliation (including lockouts)
  • Employment-related misrepresentation(s) to your employee, recognized volunteer, or applicant for employment with you.


  • libel, slander, or defamation
  • humiliation
  • mental anguish
  • invasion of privacy, or
  • intentional infliction of emotional distress
  • Wrongful failure to employ or promote
  • Wrongful deprivation of career opportunity, wrongful demotion or negligent “employee” evaluation, including the giving of negative or defamatory statements in connection with an employee reference
  • Wrongful discipline
  • Failure to provide or enforce adequate or consistent policies and procedures relating to any “wrongful employment act”
  • Negligent supervision or hiring by an insured, relating to any of the above
  • Violation of an individual’s civil rights