News

  1. 02 March
    2022
    IBEW LU 2228 to welcome new members employed by Nasittuq Corporation maintaining Canada’s North Warning System

    The IBEW is proud, once again to be working collaboratively with Nasittuq Corporation while representing its unionized employees who maintain the crucial National Defence equipment on Canada’s North Warning system (NWS). In Canada, the NWS (…)

  2. 14 February
    2022
    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 (…)

  3. 11 February
    2022
    Hydro Pontiac Collective Agreement Interest Arbitration Award

    Greetings Sisters and Brothers,   An interest arbitration hearing took place to settle outstanding bargaining items on February 7th 2022 for our Hydro Pontiac members. The outcome of this hearing was a binding arbitral award settling all (…)

  4. 10 February
    2022
    Call for RENEW/NextGen Volunteers to attend IBEW 40th International Convention

    If there are any members aged 35 years or younger that are interested in attending the IBEW 40th International Convention as a NextGen delegate, please read the attached communication from the 1st district and follow the instructions to apply.  (…)

  5. 01 February
    2022
    Call for Proposals – Federal Government Bargaining

    February 1, 2022 The collective agreement with Treasury Board of Canada expires on August 31, 2022. In order to prepare for negotiations later this year, we are calling for final contract proposals from all Federal Government members. Proposals (…)

  6. 28 January
    2022
    Appointment of Acting Eastern Business Representative

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Brother Donald Dionne to the position of Acting Eastern Business Representative for the Month of February 2022.   Donald is currently working as a Technical Operations Co-ordinator at Nav Canada in (…)

  7. 14 January
    2022
    First District Anthem Contest for International Convention

    Greetings: The IBEW 40th International Convention will be taking place in Chicago, IL, in May 9-13, 2022. As part of the opening ceremonies, we traditionally have a Canadian present to sing our National Anthem. Due to the success in 2016, we will (…)

  8. 21 December
    2021
    MOU on vacation leave cash-out signed with TBS

    Earlier this year, we informed members that as indicated by OCHRO in their last bulletin, automatic cash-out of excess leave would be back in effect on March 31, 2022.   We are happy to announce that last week, IBEW-FIOE negotiated and signed (…)

  9. 06 December
    2021
    Presidents Award 2020

    On behalf of the Executive Board it was my pleasure to present the 2020 President’s Award to Martin Myre for his many contributions. Martin Myre has been a steward for more than 17 years and in that time he has been unwavering in his support to (…)

  10. 02 December
    2021
    Automatic leave cash-out back in effect March 31

    Since the rollout of the Phoenix pay system in 2016, the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer (OCHRO) had agreed to suspend the automatic cash-out of vacation leave, compensatory leave, lieu days, lieu hours or lay day leave. However, the (…)