BC’s Tech Sector Set to Boost Employment

B.C. tech sector set to boostemployment this year: BCTIA

Vancouver, BC, Wednesday, 03 February 2010 -Last year’s economic downturn led to a third of B.C.’s technology companies cutting staff, butwith economic recovery on the horizon, B.C.’s tech sector is forecast to increase staffinglevels this year.That’s according to the BC Technology Industry Association’s third annual B.C. labour study releasedTuesday.

The study suggested the province’s tech sector cut approximately 6% of its workforce last year. Itpredicted, however, that sector-wide employment would rise by a similar proportion by September2010.

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