Organizing – Risk Avoidance In
When Good Ideas Go Bad
Plant Employee and Local Member Is
Traveling To Temporary Headquarters of
International To Work on Organizing
Campaign. He Is Involved In Serious
What’s Your Worst Case Scenario?
Who Does Organizer Work For
Currently and While Organizing?
International Provides Transportation,
Meals, But Employee is Employed By
Organizer On Leave From Plant
Factors Used to Consider for
Whom Organizer Works
Who supervises and directs
W-2’s, 1099’s, etc.
Affecting Respective Liabilities
Indemnity and Hold Harmless
Provision of Insurance
Provision of Benefits
Supervision and Scope of Duties
Place of Work
Time of Work
Liabilities and Exposures
Employment Related Practices
Assault and Battery
Labor Law Exposures
Who Has Exposure?
Officers and Employees of International
Officers and Employees of local
Individual Temporary Organizer
Transfer of Risk
General Liability Insurance
Read The Fine Print
“This Insurance Does Not Apply To
“Bodily Injury,” “Property Damage,”
“Personal Injury”…Arising Out of Any
Boycotts, Picketing, … Or Any Similar
Activity Or Job Action Related To A Labor
Dispute Or To Labor Negotiations.”
General Liability Exclusion For
Exclusion On Local”s Policy
Exclusion Not On International’s Policy
Who do You Think Is Going To Be Sued?
We Are America
End The War Now
Risk Avoidance and Prevention
Checking driving records
Reimbursing For Lodging
Personal Property of Organizer
Whose Insurance Is Primary?
Loss of Use, Diminution of Value,
Times Are A Changing – Media
Are You Covered – GL, UL, Media Policies
False Light, Copyrights and Trademarks
Blogs and Chat Rooms
Not a Problem?
Racial Slurs On Police Union Chat Room
Using Company Logos – Mickey Mouse,
“Can You Hear Me Now.”
“ Let’s All Meet For Drinks and Show
Importance of Timely Reporting
Who Is Responsible For Reporting
Instances and Circumstances
Indemnity – Wackenhut Clause
Organizer Seriously Injured
Who Should Pay?
Who is Legally Obligated?
Implied Understandings Between
International and Local