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 width=When driving past a Consolidated Communications building in Taylorville you may notice some workers picketing in front of Consolidated.

The Senior Vice President of Consolidated Communications Steve Shirar (shy-er) says that the main reason for the union workers picketing is a difference on the issue of pensions.

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Shirar says that he does not believe that the loss of union workers will hurt Consolidated customers.

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We reached Brad Beisner with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 702 for a statement, and after repeated attempts Beisner refused comment.

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