San­ders, La­bor Lead­ers Call on FairPoint to Re­turn to Bar­gain­ing Ta­ble

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Burling­ton, VT

Flankedby strik­ing work­ers and their union lead­ers, U.S. Sen. Bernie San­ders (I-Vt.) yes­ter­day called on FairPoint Com­mu­ni­ca­tions to re­turn to the bar­gain­ing ta­ble and ne­go­ti­ate a con­tract in good faith.

“FairPoint is putting the in­ter­ests of the multi-bil­lion­dol­lar hedge funds, which own the company, ahead of its work­ers and cus­tomers. That is not ac­cept­able,” said San­ders. “My mes­sage to FairPoint is not com­pli­cated:

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.