2015: The year that was in HR

What were the biggest stories of the year?
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/22/2016

A new twist on executive compensation

Putting a new spin on the issue of executive compensation, Dan Price, founder and CEO of Seattle-based Gravity Payments, slashed his own salary from just under US$1 million per year to US$70,000 — while raising the minimum salary for his 120 employees to the same amount (from an average of US$48,000). But later news stories suggested the move led to way too many job applicants, along with disgruntled employee departures — and the possibility Price was significantly overpaid in the first place.