HR Tech Group News and Announcements

Welcome to our Recent Press Releases and Other News section!
Here you’ll be able to find all the articles where our group has been mentioned

Press Releases:

BC tech 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

D&I Resource HUB 

HR Tech Group announces a D&I Resource HUB, providing access to more than 300 best-in-class Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) resources and tools. Read the release here:   Vancouver, BC, Aug 25, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE)

COVID-19 Update 

Learn what HR Tech Group is doing to support our members and our tech community during this challenging time. Reach the article in this  link.

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:   Vancouver, BC, Sept. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

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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.

Click here to read the press release.

Click here to view the report in a new tab.

Click here to download the full report.

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