Hyatt Legal Plans Offers Guide on Employee Legal Issues

May 5, 2011 ( - Hyatt Legal Plans, a MetLife company, announced the availability of a new resource designed to help employers understand the impact that employees’ personal legal matters have on the workplace.

A press release said Quantifying the Workplace Impact of Employees’ Personal Legal Matters: Five Issues Addressed With Group Legal Plans reveals how employees’ routine legal matters can affect workplace productivity and illustrates how group legal plans as a voluntary benefit may help mitigate the impact, while contributing towards achieving objectives of employee retention and cost control.   

The guide, which is the result of surveying working Americans who have had at least one legal issue in the past five years (see Employee Legal Issues May Take a Toll on Productivity), is available for download at