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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.


April 5, 2024

Nav Canada Tentative Agreement – Ratification Meetings & Next Steps

With the face-to-face negotiations completed, the next step is for members to ratify the tentative agreement. Please make note of this important preliminary information: The vote will be conducted electronically.  Intelivote is the Local’s preferred e-voting service provider. It is an efficient, reliable, secure and very convenient way for members to vote. …

April 4, 2024

Tentative agreement reached with NAV CANADA

Your negotiating team is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of collective bargaining with NAV CANADA. A memorandum of settlement was reached after 30 days of face-to-face negotiations beginning in September 2023. The agreement is now subject to ratification by the members. Details of the memorandum of settlement and attachments…

March 19, 2024

“NAV CANADA – 8-hour break between periods of work”

Sisters and Brothers at NAV CANADA, Your employer has advised most of you by now of the exemption it has obtained regarding the Canada Labor Code (CLC) article 169.2 (1). Specifically, this concerns the implementation of an 8-hour break between work periods. The exemption allows for a 24-hour window surrounding…

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