FairPoint

New England News
7:45 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Shumlin Says It’s Time To Resolve Fairpoint Strike And Outages

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is calling for a quick resolution of the strike by unionized workers for FairPoint Communications, saying "enough is enough" on a recent spate of phone and Internet outages on the company's system.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Widespread Fairpoint Internet Outage In New Hampshire And Vermont

FairPoint Communications says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance led to a loss of high-speed Internet service for thousands of customers in Vermont and New Hampshire.

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New England News
9:45 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Vermont 911 Head Says No Bad Outcomes From Outage

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The official who oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says there were no reported bad outcomes of the 97 people who called for help during last week's outage.

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New England News
9:50 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Vermont Requests Investigation Into Fairpoint

The Vermont Department of Public Service has filed a petition with the state Public Service Board requesting an investigation into FairPoint's service.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Some Fairpoint Strikers Getting Jobless Benefits

Hundreds of FairPoint workers in Vermont who have been on strike for weeks are getting unemployment benefits, but officials in Maine and New Hampshire have denied requests for such assistance.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

FairPoint Strike Continues After Mediation Fails

The first meeting since late August between FairPoint and unions representing workers in northern New England has failed to produce a breakthrough in an on-going strike.

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New England News
8:20 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Mediator Coaxes FairPoint And Unions Back To Table

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A federal mediator has coaxed FairPoint Communications and striking workers in northern New England back to the negotiating table.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Nor'easter To Test FairPoint's Replacement Workers

Striking workers say a nor'easter is going to test FairPoint Communications' replacement workforce in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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New England News
7:30 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Striking FairPoint Workers Picket Vermont Office

About two dozen Vermont employees of FairPoint Communications walked the picket line in front of the company's Middlesex office Friday.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

FairPoint Freezes Worker Pensions

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The imposition of FairPoint's final contract over objections of two unions representing more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont is becoming real for workers.

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