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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.


February 13, 2024

Bargaining Unit News

The Local’s bargaining team met with the employer from the 5th to the 9th of February.   The week began with the local tabling our 2nd comprehensive offer to the employer.  The employer responded quickly with their 3rd Comprehensive offer, which the local countered with our 3rd Comprehensive offer.  …

January 31, 2024

Quarterly National Steward Meeting

Hello Local 2228 Stewards,   We are pleased to be continuing with the Quarterly National Steward’s calls in 2024.  The dates for the calls this year will be as follows:   Feb 20, 2024 03:00 PM May 14, 2024 03:00 PM Aug 6, 2024 03:00 PM Oct 23, 2024 03:00…

January 15, 2024

Bargaining Update #5

The bargaining team met with the employer from January 9-11th in Montreal.   The week began with the local’s bargaining team presenting the employer with our comprehensive offer which addressed wages, duration, and several proposals that had been previously tabled to the employer that had not been responded to or…

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