The Alberta authorities is proposing modifications to a tech job title to assist make it simpler for tech companies to recruit staff.
Premier Danielle Smith’s authorities has launched a invoice to permit for broader use of the “software program engineer” title throughout the know-how sector.
The change would enable staff to make use of that title with out a licence from the regulatory physique, the Affiliation of Skilled Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
Members of Alberta’s tech trade referred to as on Smith final 12 months to chill out the foundations.
At current, somebody who isn’t an expert engineer can’t use the phrase “engineer” in a job title.
The province says the tech sector is experiencing unprecedented progress and it desires to assist the trade.
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“Alberta’s authorities is dedicated to supporting our rising know-how sector with out compromising the excessive requirements maintained by the Affiliation of Skilled Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta,” Superior Schooling Minister Rajan Sawhney stated Monday in an announcement.
“In proposing this laws, we’re supporting the expansion of the economic system whereas conserving the protection and safety of Albertans on the forefront.”
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