Who We
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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 ISED (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada), just to name a few. Our Brookfield Power members are electricians who maintain generating station equipment in Buckingham, Quebec.

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May 17, 2024

President’s Award Winner 2023

Members of IBEW 2228, It is with great pleasure that I announce Annie Godin as the winner of the 2023 President’s award for IBEW Local 2228. Annie has been a member of our Local for more than 20 years. Since the start of her employment, she had been a regular…

May 15, 2024

IBEW Local 2228 Seeking IFATSEA Delegate

The Executive Board of IBEW Local 2228 is seeking a member in good standing to attend the International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA) general assembly held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on October 20–24, 2024. Ideal candidates should have some working knowledge of Air Navigation Provider operations in…

May 8, 2024

NAV Canada Tentative Agreement Ratified

I’m pleased to report that members have ratified the tentative agreement reached with the Nav Canada. Nav Canada has been notified and plans are underway to sign your collective agreement. In the coming weeks, the Local will meet with the employer to sign the new collective agreement. The Local will…

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