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. 

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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.

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