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