OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NAV CANADA announced today that a preliminary agreement has been reached with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2228, which represents approximately 671 members across Canada. OTTAWA, March 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NAV CANADA announced today that members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2228, which represents approximately 650 members, have ratified a new collective agreement. This group is composed of air navigation service technologists who are responsible for the planning, installation and certification of the performance of different electronic systems and devices, which maintain air traffic management (ATM) systems and communication, navigation assistance and surveillance (CNS) systems. The provisional agreement is subject to the ratification process of the trade unions. NAV CANADA will not make a decision until the agreement has been ratified. www.cbc.ca/…/whitehorse-air-traffic-nav-canada-most. The two-year agreement covers the period from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019 and provides for salary increases for each of the two years. The company is internationally recognized for its safety record and technological innovation. The air traffic management systems developed by NAV CANADA are used by air navigation service providers in countries around the world. Due to several delays in discussions with Nav Canada on priority staffing, seniority and dumping rules, the Local asked the company to extend the current surplus deadline to the new year.
Nav Canada has agreed to (…) For more information, please contact: Michelle Bishop Director, Government and Public Affairs (613) 563-7520 Ron Singer National Manager, Media Relations (613) 563-7303 Media Information Line: 1-888-562-8226 NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, founded in 1996 and established in 1996 and which controls air traffic, airport consulting services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometres of Canadian National and International airspace. IBEW LU 2228 regrets that Nav Canada has decided to impose further layoffs before the senior bumping process for the initial group of surplus employees is completed. . . .