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Unions Call for FairPoint to Return to Table

| September 1, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Hundreds of union workers are using a Labor Day rally to demand that FairPoint Communications return to the negotiating table. The workers gathered in Portland’s Longfellow Square on Monday after a Labor Day breakfast sponsored by the Southern Maine Labor Council. The group chanted slogans demanding an end to corporate greed, […]

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FairPoint Declares Impasse, Unions Disagree

| August 28, 2014

Maine (AP) – FairPoint Communications says talks remain deadlocked after weeks of negotiating with unions representing more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and is implementing its final proposals, which it says is permitted under federal law. Today’s ¬†announcement comes a day after the unions delivered another contract proposal, which they said […]

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LePage Criticized by Dems and Unions Reps

| October 10, 2013

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Democratic leaders and union representatives are criticizing Maine Gov. Paul LePage for not being open about what actions he intends to take under his civil emergency proclamation. The Republican governor proclaimed a civil emergency Wednesday, allowing him to suspend laws and regulations to better manage the impact the federal government […]

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