Recent Press Releases:
TAP Network's DE&I Tech Project Identifies Need to Increase Diversity, Inclusion, and Reconciliation in Canada's Tech Sector
The Project's foundational resources are available to companies addressing representation gaps.
Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, April 6, 2022 (BUSINESS WIRE)
2021 Press Releases:
HR Tech Group Releases 2021 Diversity in Tech Dashboard
Report highlights continued need for diversity in sector, with an emphasis on executive roles.
Read the press release here: November 10, 2021 (NEWSWIRE)
The Tech Sector has Blown Past Compensation Budgets
HR Tech Group's annual survey finds BC and Alberta tech companies provided substantial pay increases.
Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, Sept 15, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE)
HR Tech Group appoints three new directors
Tech sector association HR Tech Group announces the addition of Laurie Murdoch, Raj Chahal, and Tammy Carlin to their board of directors.
Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, June 22, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE)
D&I Tech Project Funding Extension
HR Tech Group Well-Positioned to Drive Further Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Within British Columbia’s Tech Sector
Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, April 07, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE)
Tech Talent North Announcement
HR Tech Group's regionally acclaimed Tech Talent Conference will be scaled-up and pivot to an annual conference that is national in scope.
Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, February 17, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE)
Diversity in Tech Benchmarking
HR Tech Group's inaugural diversity in tech dashboard survey is poised to reshape BC tech industry benchmarking.
Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, Feb 3, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE)
BC Tech Industry Pay Rises
The COVID-19 pandemic is being felt across BC’s economy – but a rare exception is the high-tech sector, according to our 2020 Tech Salary Survey. Read the press release here: Vancouver, BC, Sept 17, 2020
Tech Salaries in BC reach some of the highest in the country
BC Tech Salary Survey finds salaries and headcounts continue to increase, along with workplace benefits.
Read the press release here:
BC Employment Standards Act
HR Tech Group Feedback Submission to BC’s Employment Standards Branch – March 27, 2019
As a result of the provincial government modernization review of BC’s Employment Standards Act, and given the critical importance of the regulation’s high tech worker overtime exemption to our industry’s competitiveness, we worked with Fasken to write a submission asking that the high tech exemption remain as is within the Act. Download a copy of the HR Tech Group submission here.
Thank you to the team at Fasken for your support and guidance in this important endeavour for the tech industry!
Sept 25, May 22, 2019 – Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project Funding
HR Tech Group is thrilled to announce it will receive provincial and industry funding to support our two-year Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project.
View the press release here
Sept 25, 2018 – Talent Shortages Persist
The 2018 BC Tech Salary Survey has now released its findings! This report covers employment practices including salary forecasts for 2019, overtime, perks, vacation, paid time off and more.
Click here to read further on the press release.
Sept 4, 2018 – New CEO Announced!
The HR Tech Group is thrilled to announce their new Chief Executive Officer, Stephanie Hollingshead to lead the growth of this non-profit organization!
Click here to read the press release.
Jan 24, 2018 – Diversity and Inclusion
HR Tech Group has managed a provincial government funded program to examine diversity and inclusion in our sector, to report on status, and to make recommendations for improvements.
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