Members of CenturyLink's largest union on Friday approved a tentative multiyear contract four weeks after the membership had rejected an earlier version.
The Communications Workers of America District 7 represents legacy Qwest employees. It was unclear Friday what the vote tally was to approve the contract, which will run though 2017, the union announced in a press release.
Both sides had reached a tentative deal in July but that contract was rejected in late September.
A company spokesman was not immediately available for comment.
The new deal provides lump-sum payments and wage increases, as well as limits CenturyLink's ability to contract out and move call-center work outside the company footprint. It also includes a company commitment to return jobs that have been outsourced to off-shore locations.
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