Comments for: Fairpoint, union spar at federal appeals court over nonunion contracting

Posted Sept. 04, 2013, at 4 p.m.

On Wednesday, Fairpoint Communications and the union representing its workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are locking horns in federal court in Boston over the company hiring nonunion workers for contract work in Maine. Representatives from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers contend that the collective bargaining unit prohibits …

Guidelines for posting on

The Bangor Daily News encourages comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

Similar Articles