Frontier and CWA extend contract

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Frontier Communications and the Communication Workers of America have decided to extend their contract for another 4 months while negotiations continue on a new deal.

Metronews reports that the union announced the extension Friday. The previous extension was going to expire Saturday, but the new one will go until March 3.

The new contract being negotiated covers 16 CWA members in West Virginia and Ashburn, Virginia.