MONROE, La., Oct. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 7 and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) today announced a day-to-day extension of their existing labor contracts, which were scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m. MDT Oct. 6. During this extension, negotiations between the parties will continue while workers remain on the job.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.