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Understanding and Handling Compliance in Human Resources

In any business environment, there are certain federal and state regulations, rules and standards that must be met and upheld. These are commonly referred to as compliances—and both employers and employees are responsible for adhering to t...

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A Simple List to Help Protect You, Employees and Employers

When an employee sits down to work at their company computer during the workday, it’s generally understood that their efforts and output fall under the company’s umbrella of legal ownership. However, what happens when the same employ...

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A Q&A Session with Our Online MJ-LEL Program Director

Joel Wm. Friedman is the Jack M. Gordon Professor of Procedural Law and Jurisdiction at Tulane University Law School and program director for the school’s Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJ-LEL) program. A J.D. graduate o...

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How do you define parental leave? If you’re like most, you think of mothers taking time off work to give birth, and then spend time with her newborn. Multiple studies indicate that access to paid parental leave positively impacts postpartum health and overall wellness for both baby and mom.1 Des...

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Student Spotlight: Janet Bashen (L '18)

For those with established experience in human resources (HR), you may be under the impression you know all there is to know about HR and applying it in your workplace. But that couldn't be further from the truth.

Tulane University Law School's Online Ma...

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