employer liability

employer liability
employer liability employer liability liability

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employer liability UK US (also employers' liability) noun [U] INSURANCE, HR
legal responsibility for any problems, accidents, or mistakes that your employees make while working for you: »

Employer liability could become an issue if an employee harasses a third party using the company’s computer and internet services.

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employer liability insurance/policy/cover


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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