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With Updated E-Discovery Regulations, Employers Must Face New Battle

April 12, 2007
Recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure relating to electronically stored information raise the bar for what will be expected of e-discovery in terms of employers’ monitoring and policies. Employers will ultimately feel the brunt of these sweeping changes, with dramatic changes to the way discovery will be conducted in federal court, where most discrimination suits are filed.
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HR Tech Battle Goes to Court

March 22, 2007
Oracle and SAP are fierce rivals in the field of human resources software applications to manage business tasks including human resources and finance.
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Intellectual Property Theft Lessons From Coca-Cola

August 24, 2006
Employee intellectual property theft can cost companies anywhere from $200 million to upwards of $1.2 trillion annually. Although intellectual property experts say there is no way to protect a company 100 percent, there are innovative ways to prevent damage.
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Data Breach Laws A Wake-up Call for HR

February 10, 2006
A significant new category of employment-related privacy legislation has burst upon the scene: data breach notification laws. Employers need to take data breach legislation as seriously as they take such data laws as FCRA and HIPAA.
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