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A Conversation with Professor Elizabeth Townsend-Gard

Understanding intellectual property (IP) and how it affects office work, policies and life is difficult to navigate for any company or human resources (HR) professional. We use IP everyday, so utilizing practical applications of IP, with strong...

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Breaking Down the Benefits of a Master’s With a Legal Focus

A Master of Jurisprudence in Labor & Employment Law. It sounds fancy—but what does it really mean?

For anyone pursuing a graduate education, it’s important to understand the departmental distinctions of the type of degree they’re con...

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A Conversation with Program Director Joel Friedman

A strong understanding of human resources (HR) with a sturdy legal foundation is what Tulane University Law School's online Master of Jurisprudence in Labor & Employment Law (MJ-LEL) program helps provide our students.

In our video below, Pr...

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Identifying Workplace Issues of Modern HR Professionals

The modern-day HR professional has a variety of issues to deal with every day. Since, in many ways, it’s their job to keep their company running smoothly, we’ve collected a short list of common issues in HR that could help do just that. The...

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Deregulation & Due Diligence

Workers’ compensation rules across the country are undergoing rapid change. Until recently, Texas was the only state that allowed companies to withdraw from the state-run workers' compensation insurance program. In 2013, Oklahoma also passed a law that has created a pa...

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