FairPoint Workers Picket Portland Headquarters to Protest Company’s Refusal to Compromise on Layoffs

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For Immediate Release: June 18, 2015 Contact: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Workers Say Drastic Cuts Will Further Erode Service Quality PORTLAND, ME — Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and Communications Workers of America (CWA) who work for FairPoint Communications conducted informational picketing at company headquarters on Davis Farm Road in Portland today to protest the company’s … Read More

FairPoint Announces Surplus Positions

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We were extremely disappointed and disheartened to learn today that the company has announced a surplus of approximately 260 positions across 17 states. Please note, we anticipate the number surplussed in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to be fewer than 260. We are still gathering details about the situation and will provide accurate information as quickly as possible. We will … Read More