Component 6 - Social, Information and Health Services

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

Apr 8, 2014

A reminder to all members who receive reimbursement for professional fees per Clause 27.26 of the 17th Master agreement.

Feb 13, 2014

The current Collective Agreement between the BCGEU and Community Living BC (CLBC) expires on March 31, 2014.


Component News

Oct 16, 2014

Tuesday - October 28, 2014
BCGEU – Victoria Area Office, 2994 Douglas Street – Boardroom


Oct 16, 2014

Do you believe fairness, equity, and respect should be an integral part of your work environment?

Oct 9, 2014

Please be advised that the following BCGEU members have volunteered to represent you as your BCGEU Stewards.


Media Coverage

Jun 26, 2014

When something goes wrong with a child-welfare case, the system comes under criticism. That stings those who are on the front lines: social workers.

Jun 5, 2014

VICTORIA — B.C.’s troubled income assistance and child welfare computer system is facing its first major test, after a massive crash earlier this month.

May 18, 2014

By Michael Smyth

The bugs that infected the government’s welfare computer system aren’t just causing headaches for stressed-out social workers.


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