CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Communication Workers of America and Frontier Communications are extending their contract for a third time.
The two sides announced Sunday the old deal would continue through April 5 while negotiations proceed. .
The current contract expired August 2 but when a deal couldn’t be reached was extended through October 12 and then through January 18.
The union said both sides still have several issues to iron out. It also said the recent water emergency slowed contract talks for a few days.
The contract covers about 1,600 Frontier employees in West Virginia.