News

  1. 21 October
    2021
    Winner of The Bill Andreeff Scholarship

    Congratulations to Local 2228, IBEW’s 2021 Bill Andreeff Scholarship winner, Marguerite Boudrias. Marguerite is the daughter of Patrick Boudrias a member with Correction Services Canada.   Best of luck in working toward your degree (…)

  2. 07 October
    2021
    Update: Mandatory vaccine policy for public service members

    Earlier today, the public service employer published their vaccine policy.   The policy requires that all employees must be fully vaccinated by October 29 or they will be placed on administrative leave without pay on November 15 until they (…)

  3. 06 October
    2021
    The annual general meeting of the IBEW Local 2228 Building Corporation

    The annual general meeting of the IBEW Local 2228 Building Corporation will be held on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. EDT.   If any member wishes to attend remotely, please send an email to me at:   pres@ibew2228.ca    (…)

  4. 04 October
    2021
    Mandatory Vaccination Policy Update

    Greetings Local 2228 members,   Over the past few weeks, the Local has been lobbying employers we deal with to be more flexible in their mandatory vaccine policies.   We have been calling on all our members’ employers to be (…)

  5. 22 September
    2021
    Nav Canada to Introduce Mandatory Vaccination Policy

    The Local has been informed that Nav Canada will be introducing a Mandatory Vaccination Policy. The company has a management right to do so under the law and the collective agreement. The Local had a very brief window of opportunity to provide (…)

  6. 09 September
    2021
    Phoenix Catch Up Payments Issued

    “Catch-up payments” were issued on September 1st, 2021 to eligible individuals through their regular pay.   A breakdown of their damages pay is available in MyGCPay or members can visit General compensation for damages (…)

  7. 07 September
    2021
    president's labour day message

    Brothers and Sisters of IBEW local 2228, I would like to wish everybody a happy Labour day and while I am tempted to use this opportunity to tell a story about the 'eight hour movement', I am confident that a group as tech savvy as we are can find (…)

  8. 16 August
    2021
    Vaccine requirements for public service workers and federally regulated workplaces

    IBEW 2228 and other public service unions have been in discussions with the employer regarding vaccine requirements for public service workers and federally regulated employees returning to the workplace. These discussions are ongoing and we are (…)

  9. 04 August
    2021
    IBEW CANADA Appoints Assistant Business Manager to Canadian Labour Congress Committees

    I am honoured to announce that Local 2228’s Assistant Business Manager, Meaghan Olmstead has been appointed to the Employment Equity and Pay Equity committees at the Canadian Labour Congress.   The Canadian Labour Congress is the largest (…)

  10. 04 August
    2021
    BILL ANDREEFF SCHOLARSHIP

    The Bill Andreeff Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to sons or daughters of members of L.U. 2228.