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Employment Practices Liability

Broad coverage and tailored loss prevention services are available to members addressing matters related to workplace harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination.

Employment Practices Training

As part of ERMA's commitment to helping you maximize your risk management strategies, ERMA offers training in the following ways:
* Live Training - Online Trainings - Individual Paid Trainings

Training Topics

ERMA provides a comprehensive list of training topics and descriptions for each program year.

Schedule a Training

Please complete the enclosed request form to schedule a training at your Agency.

Training Compliance

Per Government Code §12950.1 and Senate Bill 778, member agencies are required to self-certify compliance with state-mandated training as of January 1, 2021.

Training & Risk Management Program

Beginning July 1, 2020, the Board of Directors established a training and risk management reimbursement program for eligible human resource and employment-related training/loss control expenditures.

Our History

The Employment Risk Management Authority (ERMA) began providing coverage and loss prevention services to California public entities July 1, 1999. The program now covers more than 200 public entities throughout the State of California. ERMA is the first and only statewide risk sharing pool created exclusively to provide broad coverage for employment practices liability at reasonable rates with tailored loss prevention services.

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Mission Statement

The Employment Risk Management Authority (ERMA) is the premier authority for employment liability coverage protecting California public entities. ERMA reduces employment practices risk through its comprehensive, innovative training and resources.