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Who We Represent

Local 2228 represents electronics technologists and electricians who are specialists in the installation and maintenance of electronics equipment for weather facilities, radio frequency allocation and monitoring, as well as air, land, and marine transportation systems. Our members are employed across Canada by NAV CANADA, and several Federal Government Departments including Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Coast Guard, National Defence, Environment Canada, and Industry Canada, just to name a few. Our Brookfield Power members are electricians who maintain generating station equipment in Buckingham, Quebec.


September 22, 2023

Annual General Meeting of IBEW 2228 Building Corporation

Members of IBEW 2228, Our Local’s building corporation will be having its annual, general meeting on Wednesday, October 18th at 9:00am EST. Any member interested in attending is welcome to log in using the below Teams link to participate.   In Solidarity, Jeff Wendt President, IBEW Local 2228   Microsoft…

September 22, 2023

President’s Award 2022

Members of IBEW 2228,   I am pleased to announce the 2022 winner of our President’s award, Leo Reitze. Leo has a reputation as an individual who will sacrifice his own time to help a colleague or fellow member. I can agree, having dealt with Leo several times, that this…

September 6, 2023

Nav Canada Bargaining to Commence

The Local served notice to bargain with Nav Canada on the 31st of August 2023. Preliminary talks took place regarding the timelines of the process. The Local made it clear we are willing to be flexible in an attempt to conclude bargaining before the expiration of the contract if the…

Local 2228’s stewards and representatives can help you in a variety of ways. Whether you need to file a grievance, have an occupational safety concern, need a representative to accompany you to a meeting or simply need to talk to someone, we can help.

Workplace harassment cannot be tolerated.

Every worker deserves the right to return home at the end of the day free from injury. From time to time, you may be required to work under hazardous conditions. It’s vitally important that you understand your rights and obligations under workplace safety and health legislation. Call us for more information.

Your pay is your most important benefit. It determines the value of many other benefits such as your retirement pension. It’s important that you get paid in accordance with your duties. If you’re not sure you’re being paid properly, contact the Business Office for assistance. We can help.

Stewards and representatives are more than willing and available to help you enforce the terms of your collective agreement.  These aren’t just guidelines or employer policy, they are legally enforceable rights negotiated on your behalf.  Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions about your collective agreement.

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Employer’s Guide to IBEW 2228