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Labor Disputes Ongoing at TransAlta Alberta Power Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert

October 8, 2008

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) — TransAlta Corporation (NYSE:TAC) (Calgary, Alberta) utilities officials and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) (Washington, D.C.) are currently in labor disputes that could delay planned maintenance outages at three of the company’s major power plants in Alberta. The labor union threatened to strike because of several unresolved issues, with wages being the primary concern. Earlier this year, the IBEW served a notice to TransAlta officials that operations and maintenance workers would threaten a strike at the Sundance, Keephills and Wabamun power plants.

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