HR and other executives generally accept that that their employer can be liable for the actions of its workers. Surprisingly though, many of the same executives often overlook the fact that they can become personally liable where their employer is found to have breached a range of employment or safety legislation.
- provided a refresher on the sources of personal liability for HR professionals and other executives;
- explored the commonality of interests between those Executives and the company; and
- outlined strategies for aligning personal risk management with the best interests of the company.