JOIN US: Vigils Saturday night to mark expiration

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Members of CWA and IBEW and their supporters will hold vigils outside FairPoint locations in ME, NH, and VT this Saturday night to mark the expiration of their contracts with the company at midnight on August 2. Earlier this month, an overwhelming majority of union members voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike if negotiations break down. As … Read More

Maine House Members stand with union FairPoint workers

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WATCH this video from Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) in support of our fight for fairness.   MICHAUD STATEMENT ON ONGOING FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS NEGOTIATIONS Jul 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud released the following statement today regarding the ongoing labor negotiations between labor unions and FairPoint Communications. The unions – CWA and IBEW – represent 2,000 FairPoint employees, including … Read More

Bargaining Update: We Will Not Be Bullied!

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A week ago today your Bargaining Committee passed a medical proposal across the table that would save the company $7 million a year. In response the company cancelled two consecutive days of bargaining. This morning we met with the company and passed additional proposals. The company then asked for a break, and we reconvened this afternoon. Despite the fact that … Read More

Maine US Senate candidate supports FairPoint workers

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SHENNA BELLOWS ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR UNION EMPLOYEES IN FAIRPOINT LABOR DISPUTE, CALLS ON MANAGEMENT TO NEGOTIATE FAIRLY AUGUSTA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows today announced her support for unionized Maine employees at FairPoint Communications in their push for a fair labor contract and called on FairPoint executives to drop efforts to replace them with non-union temporary employees. Bellows … Read More

Change your Facebook profile

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Follow these easy instructions in order to change your Facebook profile picture to the “I support my bargaining team” button. In order to have the greatest effect, change your photo Thursday night or Friday morning before going to work and leave it as the button through the weekend of strike authorization voting. Step 1: Download the picture Click here to … Read More