11-07-14: FairPoint Pleads for Patience

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FairPoint Pleads for Patience Valley News, 11-07-14 (via AP) Portland, Maine — For the first time since workers walked out last month, FairPoint Communications is acknowledging delays in fulfilling customer service requests and is asking its customers for patience.    Read more: http://www.vnews.com/news/state/region/14246235-95/fairpoint-pleads-for-patience

Over 100 N.H. Candidates Sign Strong Statement Supporting FairPoint Workers

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The New Hampshire AFL-CIO made support for FairPoint workers a key part of its endorsement process during this year’s elections. See the full list of Granite State candidates who signed the strong statement below: “As an elected official or a candidate for office in New Hampshire that has been endorsed by the New Hampshire AFL-CIO, I support the FairPoint workers … Read More

New Hampshire Governor Weighs in on FairPoint

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 17, 2014 New Hampshire Governor Hassan’s Statement on FairPoint Communications Boston, MA—Governor Maggie Hassan today issued the following statement on the strike by FairPoint Communications workers: “The work done by the employees of FairPoint Communications is critical to our state’s communications infrastructure, our public safety systems, and our regional economy, with businesses and consumers across New … Read More

Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster Speaks Out in Support of FairPoint Workers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, September 23, 2014 Contacts: Glenn Brackett, 603-496-8048, ibew2320brackett@myfairpoint.net Don Trementozzi, 401-465-1277, dtrementozzi1400@aol.com Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Union Leaders Welcome State and Federal Legislators’ Interventions Manchester, NH–On September 19th, Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster of New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District issued a statement urging FairPoint and the unions representing nearly 2,000 FairPoint employees in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont … 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

NH House Committee Endorses Greater Scrutiny of Utility Mergers

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More than thirty FairPoint employees, members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2320, rallied last Wednesday at the State House in New Hampshire in favor of HB1314. By a vote of 10-1, the New Hampshire House Science Technology and Energy Committee voted in favor of the bill, which would create a study committee to look at improving the way … Read More