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 29, 2016

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2017. The BCGEU has confirmed these calculations.

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.

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Component News

Jan 9, 2008

The BCGEU is pleased to announce that the union has reached an agreement with the provincial government to extend vacation entitlement to auxiliary employees who obtain regular employee status unde

Nov 28, 2007

Click here for Component 6 Workload Update information.

Oct 31, 2007

The following letter was sent to the Editor of The Vancouver Sun in light of Minister Tom Christensen's failure to address government statistics that show increasing delays in the investigation

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Media Coverage

Apr 13, 2017

Dozens of Ministry of Children and Family Development employees came out to demand higher wages and proper training for B.C. social workers in Vancouver Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2017

Stressed, underpaid and overworked child protection staff are failing children in care, warns the union representing government workers in B.C.

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