Fairpoint Communications http://wamc.org en FairPoint Workers To Take Strike Vote http://wamc.org/post/fairpoint-workers-take-strike-vote <p></p><p></p><p>Unions representing nearly 2,000 employees of telecommunications firm FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are scheduling a strike authorization vote from July 11 to 13. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 01:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 94400 at http://wamc.org FairPoint Workers To Take Strike Vote FairPoint Cuts 90 Northern New England Jobs http://wamc.org/post/fairpoint-cuts-90-northern-new-england-jobs <p></p><p></p><p>Northern New England's largest landline phone company is laying off 90 union-represented workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 62041 at http://wamc.org FairPoint Cuts 90 Northern New England Jobs Fairpoint Communications' Official Fights Phone Scammers http://wamc.org/post/fairpoint-communications-official-fights-phone-scammers <p>The head of Fairpoint Communications in Vermont is trying to stop seniors from being bilked by fighting back against phone scammers.<br><br>Fairpoint Communications Vermont State President Mike Smith is redoubling his efforts against phone scammers after Fairpoint’s internal security team and a York County, Maine law enforcement official alerted him to a call that had been recorded, and is now using as part of a public awareness campaign.<br> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 52111 at http://wamc.org Reforms Reduce Potential Penalties http://wamc.org/post/reforms-reduce-potential-penalties <p>Fairpoint Communications says regulatory reforms in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont reduce the potential penalties the company could incur by more than $31 million a year.<br /><br />Fairpoint officials said Wednesday the benefits come from legislation in Maine and New Hampshire and the Vermont Public Service Board&#39;s approval of its four-year regulatory plan.</p><p>The changes in the three states reduce the penalties the company could face for falling short of service standards.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 43442 at http://wamc.org