FairPoint Workers Greet Colby Trustee and Hedge Fund Founder Michael Gordon at Colby College

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Media Advisory, October 24, 2014 Contact: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com This morning starting at 7:30 am, striking FairPoint workers will be at Colby College entrances to send a message to trustee Michael Gordon, his fellow trustees, students, and the public. This is Trustee Weekend at Colby; meetings begin this morning. Michael Gordon, co-founder of Wall Street hedge fund Angelo, Gordon … Read More

Our Elected Leaders Show Support for Fairness at FairPoint

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Across Northern New England our elected leaders are demonstrating their support for fairness, strong communities, and good jobs. And they’re decrying the corporate greed of Wall Street hedge funds that control FairPoint’s executives. Over 100 N.H. Candidates Sign Strong Statement Supporting FairPoint Workers The New Hampshire AFL-CIO made support for FairPoint workers a key part of its endorsement process during … Read More

Members rally at Maine House to support Raise the Bar Bill

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Union employees of FairPoint Communications converged on the Maine State House Tuesday to rally in support of LD 1761, the Raise the Bar Bill. LD 1761 will ensure that the Maine Public Utilities Commission gives a closer look at any future mergers or acquisitions of large telecom utilities, like the 2007 Verizon-FairPoint merger. With strong support of IBEW Local 2327 … Read More