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, sheriff, 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

May 26, 2015

A complaint to BC's ombudsperson filed on May 12 says that many eligible people have been prevented from accessing income assistance and other services from the Ministry of Social Development and S

May 15, 2015

Bring your Questions!   Find out your Rights!   Network and Have Fun!

May 15, 2015

Nominations are now open for the following position on the Local Executive:


Media Coverage

Apr 9, 2015

The computer system used to protect vulnerable kids and deliver social programs has never lived up to expectations, B.C.’s auditor general states in a report released today.

Mar 9, 2015

Although we've won many hard-fought battles, it's not all good news. 
By Stephanie Smith

Feb 19, 2015

More than 50 provincial government employees were told Wednesday their jobs were being eliminated, one day after an oft-criticized child support clawback program they administered was axed in this


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