FairPoint Sponsors Conference on Health Care Reform While Slashing Workers’ Health Benefits

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 2, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com Strikers will picket Tuesday at Augusta conference on health care reform co-sponsored by FairPoint, which has slashed workers’ health benefits Union workers have offered compromise health plan that includes premiums and would save FairPoint more money than company’s own proposal WHEN: Tuesday, December 2, … Read More

In Midst of FairPoint Strike, Unnamed Company Luring Telecom Workers to New England with $300,000 Offer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 24 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com In “confidential” job posting on Monster.com, unidentified company offering telecom workers $5,000-$6,000 a week to come to New England Job ad appears more than a month into strike in which FairPoint has struggled to provide service with unqualified contractors The ad offers a wage that’s more than three times … Read More