HR, lawyers working hand-in-hand

1 in 4 HR pros consider legal team a strategic partner: Survey
By Amanda Silliker
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/18/2013

The relationship between HR professionals and lawyers can be an important one, and it covers a wide range of co-operation from using lawyers only when there’s a problem to partnering with them strategically and relying on them as a trusted resource.

But what relationship is the most common? Canadian HR Reporter and the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) conducted a Pulse Survey to find out what role lawyers play in the practice of HR.