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

Feb 20, 2015

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement was reached at Information Systems Management (ISM) Canada on February 13, 2015.  

Feb 3, 2015

BCGEU members have ratified the 2014-2019 Community Living BC Collective Agreement.

Ninety three percent of the bargaining unit voted in favour of accepting the agreement.

Dec 16, 2014

There will be a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7pm PST (8pm MST) to review and discuss the terms of the tentative settlement.

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Component News

May 6, 2009

BC's child protection workers are demanding the Campbell Liberals take immediate steps to safeguard children at risk by reducing caseloads and increasing funding for services and supports to families, in wake of a damning report released today by Pivot Legal Society.

Mar 17, 2009

To BCGEU members in Component 6, Ministry of Housing and Social Development

Feb 17, 2009

The BCGEU has signed on to this Poverty Reduction Letter, along with more than 200 organizations.

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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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