HR Shared Services Magnifies Legal "Risks"

Katherine Mehr

Thinking of centralizing your human resources function into a shared services center? There are some legal risks that you should be aware of, according to an expert in American labor and employment law. An HR Shared Services environment can magnify your legal compliance risks and create a "bigger target" for litigation, says Jonathan Bumgarner, Partner in labor and employment law at Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman. Here's how you can protect yourself.

In this Process Perspectives podcast, SSON's Barbara Hodge interviews Jonathan Bumgarner on the areas that present the greatest risks and finds out where you should be allocating your resources to avoid the hazards.