Human resources and its associated recordkeeping is a challenging environment under the best of circumstances. The regulatory aspect within the U.S. alone is daunting. For a large company, there are as many as 50+ U.S. jurisdictions, each with its own rules, forms and other requirements. And even within the U.S., there’s a lot of inconsistency. What your HR department has to do to keep California happy is quite different than what it has to do to keep Montana happy.