1. 22 May
    Federal Government Contract Ratified

    I’m pleased to report that members have ratified the tentative agreement reached with the Federal Government.    The Treasury Board has been notified and plans are underway to sign your collective agreement.   Once the (…)

  2. 03 May
    Update to The Federal Government Tentative Agreement

    Due to the outcome of the recent round of bargaining between the Public Service Alliance and the Treasury Board, the Local engaged in talks with the employer and we have concluded an amended tentative agreement.   The Amended Rates of pay are (…)

  3. 19 April
    Federal Government Tentative Agreement – Ratification Meeting / 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 (…)

  4. 13 April
    Tentative agreement reached with Treasury Board

    Your negotiating team is pleased to report that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Federal Government.  This agreement follows 12 days of meetings where all outstanding issues were resolved to the satisfaction of both parties.  (…)

  5. 13 April
    What to do during other groups’ strike action

    As you may know, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has announced strike votes for more than 120,000 of its members, including the PA, SV, TC, and EB groups. They will be conducted from February 22 to April 11, 2023. Therefore, (…)

  6. 11 April
    New Committee Seeking Volunteers

    Members of IBEW 2228,    Over the last several years, I have been approached by a number of members who are growing concerned about potential outsourcing of our work. While we do have some protections that can protect against this (…)

  7. 28 February
    Federal Government Bargaining Update #3

    The Local and the Treasury Board met for our third round of bargaining the week of February 20th. The bargaining process remains collaborative and constructive at this point. Discussions during the week resulted in the employer tabling a (…)

  8. 08 February
    Call for Proposals - Nav Canada Bargaining

    The collective agreement with Nav Canada expires on December 31, 2023. In order to prepare for negotiations later this year, we are calling for contract proposals from all Nav Canada members.   Proposals must be submitted using the Bargaining (…)

  9. 23 January
    Federal Government Bargaining Update #2

    The Local and the Treasury Board met for our second round of bargaining the week of January 17th. The employer tabled its initial wage proposal with the following monetary increases. 2022- Base pay increase of 3.0% 2023- Base Pay increase of 2.0% (…)

  10. 18 December
    Winner of The Bill Andreeff Scholarship

    Congratulations to Local 2228, IBEW’s 2021 Bill Andreeff Scholarship winner, Sophie Hines. Sophie is the daughter of Chris Hines a member with Ministry of Transportation.   Best of luck in working toward your degree Marguerite!    (…)