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Contract between Frontier Communications, CWA extended to end of May

Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) and the local West Virginia Communications Workers of America have extended their existing contract until 11: 59 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014.

“We continue to make progress during our discussions with the CWA, and we´re hopeful we can build on the common ground that we have established to come to a resolution soon,” East Region Area president Ken Arndt said.

The parties have negotiated since mid-June 2013. The contract expired in August 2013, and Frontier and the CWA have worked on numerous and complex issues during a series of contract extensions.

Frontier Communications offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier´s approximately 13,650 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at


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