2010 – The year in HR

A look back at the top HR news stories of 2010
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/17/2011

Here’s a brief look, by topic area, at news that made headlines in the HR world last year. All subscribers to Canadian HR Reporter have unlimited access to the archive.


Sick banks became an increasingly controversial benefit, as seen during a nearly six-week-long strike by City of Toronto workers in the summer of 2009. Union members were entitled to 18 sick days per year and able to cash out their unused days to a maximum of six months’ salary at retirement. (Feb. 8, 7538.)