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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.


July 16, 2024

Check your Membership Status

Greeting’s members of Local 2228. It has come to the attention of the Local that several members have yet to fill out an application form to become an active member or a member in good standing. Even though a member is paying union dues and will be represented by the…

May 31, 2024

Nav Canada’s intent to implement Tentative Agreement plan – update

Sisters and Brothers, We’ve noticed NAV CANADA has announced yesterday, details surrounding the ratification of the new collective agreement coming into effect. Within the communication are details surrounding the implementation dates of certain conditions.  You will recall that we had expressed our disagreement with the implementation scheme in our April…

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…

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