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

Aug 17, 2015

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

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. 


Component News

Aug 13, 2015

5:30 pm
BCGEU – Lower Mainland Area Office, Auditorium A, #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver


Jul 31, 2015

This bulletin provides members with a brief update on the review process initiated by the BC government regarding the child welfare case that was the subject of a B.C. Supreme Court decision.

Jul 30, 2015

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith updates members on summer events and ongoing union issues.


Media Coverage

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 20, 2015

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union is renewing demands for a public inquiry into the provincial government's firing of seven health researchers and one UVic co-op student in 2012.

Jun 2, 2015

It is difficult to work to improve something when you won’t accept there is even a problem.


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