Consolidated Communications Public Utility Commission To Investigate Consolidated Communications Service Complaints By Howard Weiss-Tisman • Sep 27, 2018 kynny / iStock Listen Listening... / 2:36 The Public Utility Commission is opening an investigation into service complaints toward Consolidated Communications. Consolidated Communications And Unions Reach Tentative Agreement By Steve Zind • Aug 6, 2018 Unions representing Consolidated Communications workers say they’ve reached tentative three-year contract agreements with the company that will avert a strike. Unionized Consolidated Communications Workers Authorize Strike By Steve Zind • Jul 26, 2018 Listen Listening... / 0:48 Unionized Consolidated Communications workers in northern New England have authorized their leaders to call a strike if ongoing contract negotiations with the company don’t succeed. Rural Customers Reliant On Landlines Face Challenging Future By Henry Epp & Annie Russell • Jul 20, 2017 Steve Zind / VPR Listen Listening... / 4:32 It should come as no surprise that the use of landline phones in the U.S. keeps dropping. But for residents of remote parts of Vermont, landlines can be essential.