FairPoint CEO Issues Misleading Response to Vermont Governor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com FairPoint CEO Paul H. Sunu has issued a misleading response to Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin’s call for company to settle a fair contract Sunu’s letter makes no mention of the more than $200 million in compromises the union has offered, including new health care premiums Letter entirely omits … Read More

SPECIAL UPDATE: FairPoint Workers Correct Company’s Misleading Ad

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FairPoint executives placed a misleading ad in newspapers across New England on Sunday morning. By Sunday night, our unions sent a letter to the editors of those papers setting the record straight. Please spread the word as widely as possible about this letter—which is immediately below. Post it on Facebook, forward it to your friends, and talk it up on … Read More

FairPoint’s Bogus Claims of Vandalism a Distraction from Company’s Attack on Good Jobs

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 28, 2014 Contact: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Augusta, ME—A little more than one week into a strike by FairPoint’s union workers, the company is struggling to maintain its systems and failing to respond to many customer calls. The company is trying to distract attention from this fact by making bogus insinuations that union members are responsible … Read More

Unions Respond to Company Claims of Intimidation and Call Jamming

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCTOBER 21, 2014 Contact: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Company Makes Accusations Without Evidence Leaders Say Augusta, ME—Union leaders responded to FairPoint’s public statement suggesting that some unnamed individuals are engaged in “phone jamming activity,” saying that the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communications Workers of America are absolutely unaware of any persons or organizations intentionally … Read More