FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2014 Contact: Pete McLaughlin, 207-623-2901, PeteMcLaughlin@ibew2327.org Utility Merger Regulation Bill Passes Out of Committee Telecom workers applaud Joint Energy Committee’s vote Augusta, ME—At the Maine State House today, the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Technology, voted to pass LD 1761, the so-called “Raise the Bar bill,” in order to ensure consumers are protected … Read More
For immediate release: March 26, 2014 Contact: Peter McLaughlin, 207-329-1468, firstname.lastname@example.org Maine State House Passes Call Center Bill to Protect Jobs From Corporate Offshoring Telecom workers applaud legislative action Augusta, ME—The Maine State House today voted 78-68 to pass L.D. 1710, A Bill to Retain Call Centers in Maine. The bill, first introduced by Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson (D-Allagash), … Read More
Congratulations to Cindy Ward of Local 2327 for choosing the winning t-shirt slogan: New England Proud. Working for You. Fighting for Fairness. This will be featured on our upcoming bargaining t-shirts. Stay tuned for how to get your hands on one.
More than thirty FairPoint employees, members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2320, rallied last Wednesday at the State House in New Hampshire in favor of HB1314. By a vote of 10-1, the New Hampshire House Science Technology and Energy Committee voted in favor of the bill, which would create a study committee to look at improving the way … Read More
On Monday, March 3rd, 2014, IBEW and CWA representatives met with FairPoint management. We discussed the date and location for upcoming bargaining. No decisions were made. We will continue to keep everyone informed as we go forward.