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

Nov 25, 2015

Results for the Local 605 Call for Nominations for Member-at-Large, and Member-at-Large Representing Young Workers are as follows: 

Nov 23, 2015

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the Local 605 Executive (candidate statements were not provided):

Local 1st Vice-Chairperson:

Nov 23, 2015

TIME:   5:15 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M.
PLACE: BCGEU, 158 ORIOLE ROAD, KAMLOOPS (VALLEYVIEW) (evening entrance at Northwest corner of building)


Media Coverage

Oct 22, 2015

The union representing the province’s social workers is calling for an overhaul of the aboriginal child welfare system.

Oct 9, 2015

B.C.’s embattled children’s ministry is defending itself against two damning reports and new details about the death of a former foster child — allegations that emerged over a 24-hour span and foll

Oct 8, 2015

Less than three weeks after the death of an aboriginal foster youth at his unsanctioned home in a hotel, the union representing social workers will issue a report today claiming B.C.’s protection s


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