Over 100 Member Mobilizers Trained and Ready

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In January 2014 the IBEW and CWA campaign for a fair contract with FairPoint Communications is kicking off with more than 100 Member Mobilizers trained and ready for action. Since November state Mobilization Chairs have trained 55 Member Mobilizers in New Hampshire and 50 in Maine. In February, we will hold more workshops in Maine and Vermont to reach the … Read More

The Fairness@FairPoint Campaign: A Checklist for Union Members

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It’s time to start mobilizing to make sure the Fairness@FairPoint campaign is a success. Our contract expires on August 2, 2014, and the stakes in the upcoming negotiations could not be higher. Job security, pensions, healthcare, and compensation will all be on the table. We need the support of every member to help us secure a fair contract and preserve … Read More

FairPoint Workers Travel 1,000 Miles to Attend Shareholders’ Meeting in North Carolina

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For immediate release: June 3, 2013 Contacts: Peter McLaughlin: 207-329-1468, petemclaughlin@ibew2327.org New Hampshire press should contact Glenn Brackett: 603-496-8048,  ibew2320brackett@myfairpoint.net Union Members Say Executives Refuse to Engage in Productive Dialog Augusta, ME—Five members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) traveled from New England to Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend FairPoint Communications’ Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. The IBEW … Read More

Union Continues Effort to Bring Good Jobs Back to Northern New England

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For immediate release: September 4, 2013 Contact: Peter McLaughlin, 207-329-1468, petemclaughlin@ibew2327.org FairPoint Communications Extends Litigation Seeking to Outsource Jobs Augusta, ME—Leaders of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2327, which represents approximately 700 employees at FairPoint Communications in Maine, are attending a hearing today in the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston, where the company … Read More

FairPoint Communications Loses Outsourcing Case in US Court of Appeals

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For immediate release: November 19, 2013 Contacts: Peter McLaughlin: 207-329-1468 (cell), 207-623-2901 (office) Jenn Nappi: 207-623-2901 (office) Court Affirms Two Earlier Rulings That Found the Company Wrongly Outsourced Union Work Augusta, ME—Last week, a panel of judges for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston affirmed two earlier rulings, one by an arbitrator and the … Read More