Wave of Actions by FairPoint Strikers Continues Friday in Manchester

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 21, Noon–1:00 p.m. CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com FairPoint strikers converge on company’s Elm Street offices calling for good jobs, quality service, and a Fair Deal for New England Workers escalating their campaign after negotiators from North Carolina-based FairPoint made no movement at meeting earlier this week Manchester protest marks the third major action by … Read More

FairPoint Strikers Hold Two Thursday Actions: Montpelier Rally, Boston Protest

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 20 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com IBEW President Edwin D. Hill headlines major rally in Montpelier; strikers and allies target FairPoint’s biggest shareholder in Boston Strike by 1,700 FairPoint workers for good jobs and quality service becoming national story as walkout enters its second month Officials in Vermont and elsewhere report that customer complaints against … Read More

Striking FairPoint Workers Holding Major Rally Thursday in Montpelier

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Advisory For Event: Thursday, November 20 Contact: Jim McNeill, C 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com FairPoint strikers and supporters to rally on State House Lawn for good New England jobs and quality service Vermont officials report that customer complaints against FairPoint have spiked since strike began one month ago North Carolina-based FairPoint is pushing to slash benefits, cut new workers’ pay and outsource … Read More