HR-related highlights of federal budget

Focus on stimulus but some measures affect EI, stock-based compensation rules
By James Pierlot and Ian Genno
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/22/2010

With its 2010 budget, the federal government’s primary focus was the continuation of economic stimulus measures that were the centrepiece of last year’s budgets, although there were measures affecting employment insurance and stock-based compensation rules.

Other highlights from the budget of interest to HR managers included:

• Upcoming consultations on Canada’s retirement system.