Chairperson: Joe Correia
TransAlta Energy Corporation, is a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAlta Corporation, an investor-owned corporation, based in Calgary, Alberta. Canada’s 26th largest corporation, it is 99% Canadian owned and employs approximately 2,200 people. This unit joined Local 1285 in 2005, following the closure of the Malton Boeing Plant, Local 1967’s largest unit. The plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Opening in 1992, the TransAlta Energy Corporation’s was originally staffed and operated by McDonnell Douglas Canada. Operators were represented by CAW Local 1967, and maintenance and management came from TransAlta. In 1998 the operators and maintenance workers became a separate unit of Local 1967 and negotiated their first ‘stand alone’ collective agreement.
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