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.


Component News

Jul 14, 2016

The BCGEU and the employer have agreed on the appointment of arbitrator Chris Sullivan. The parties have been in contact with his office regarding the scheduling of the arbitration hearing.

Jul 13, 2016


DATE:   August 17, 2016
TIME:   5:00 pm
PLACE: Diane L Wood Union Centre – Meeting Room B

Jul 11, 2016

DATE: Thursday, July 14, 2016
TIME: 6:00 p.m. Executive / 7:00 p.m. General


Media Coverage

May 27, 2016

A probation officer is recovering after being held hostage at knifepoint in her office by one of her clients.

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


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