Component 6 - Social, Information and Health

Direct government employees in Component 6 work in a great variety of social, cultural, educational, information technology, research, health care delivery and associated direct technical support functions.

Specific classifications include: archivist, case aide, child care counsellor, clinician, coordinator vocational services, dental assistant, dietician, economist, education officer, epidemiology worker, financial assistance worker, hospital consultant, interviewer, librarian, nutritionist, occupational therapist, psychologist, public information officer, rehabilitation consultant and officer, research officer, computer programmers and systems analysts, social program officer, probation officer and social worker.

Bargaining Updates

May 29, 2015

The BCGEU is seeking expressions of interest from those members employed at CLBC to serve as delegates on the CLBC – BCGEU Collaboration Group (CBCG).

Mar 16, 2015

The tentative Collective Agreement recommended by your BCGEU Bargaining Committee was just ratified by 90.7 % of the voting members. 

Feb 20, 2015

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement was reached at Information Systems Management (ISM) Canada on February 13, 2015.  


Component News

Jul 3, 2015

An independent inquiry would have been preferable to asking the Ombudsperson to investigate the Health Ministry firings, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) said today.

Jun 22, 2015

Dear BCGEU members at ISM Canada,

As you are aware, ISM Canada announced a workforce adjustment last week.


Media Coverage

Jun 30, 2015

A correctional officer was severely beaten by an inmate at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre (KRCC) in Kamloops, B.C.

Jun 29, 2015

B.C.’s health minister is considering having the province’s independent ombudsperson probe the controversial firing of eight drug researchers, but critics say that’s not good enough.

Jun 24, 2015

An officer at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre is recovering today after he was the victim of a vicious assault at the hands of an inmate yesterday.


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