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

Nov 17, 2015

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2016. The BCGEU has also confirmed these calculations.

Sep 23, 2015

Ballots were counted yesterday to allow a full week for ballots post-marked on September 11th to arrive at BCGEU Headquarters from all rural areas.

Aug 17, 2015

The following CLBC employees have expressed an interest in serving on the CLBC-BCGEU Collaboration Group.

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Component News

Apr 28, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith provides an update on some of the important events and initiatives the BCGEU is involved with in April and May.

Apr 19, 2016

Yesterday, BCGEU president Stephanie Smith met with Suzanne Anton, Minister of Justice.

Apr 14, 2016

DATE: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
TIME: 5:30 pm 
PLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office – Classroom 

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Media Coverage

Dec 15, 2015

Wait times for welfare phone line soar

Dec 14, 2015

Inside a chaotic government welfare office in Victoria, crying children were tired of waiting in line, desperate adults couldn’t get their cheques, and overwhelmed ministry staff faced relentless c

Dec 11, 2015

B.C.'s welfare recipients are increasingly living their lives on hold, according to data which shows the average phone wait time for social assistance has jumped to nearly an hour.

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