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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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The phrase “equal opportunity employer” is often used in job descriptions or at the top of the careers section of a company’s website. But what does it mean?

Dictionaries differ, but one possible definition of the phrase, based on federal regulations, is:

“An employer that pledges to not discrim...

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