2010 – The year in HRA look back at the top HR news stories of 201001/17/2011|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.BenefitsSick 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.) To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.