SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE
CENTURYTEL UNION 401(K) PLAN
AS AMENDED AND RESTATED
EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2006
CENTURYTEL, INC., represented herein by its Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and
Secretary, Stacey W. Goff, as Plan Sponsor and Employer, does hereby execute the following amendments to
the CenturyTel Union 401(k) Plan and Trust, each amendment effective as indicated below:
The following amendment is effective as if included in the Amendment and Restated Plan executed on
behalf of CenturyTel, Inc. and effective as of December 31, 2006:
Hardship . By filing the required form, a Participant may withdraw on account of hardship all or
a portion of his vested Accrued Benefit except for: (1) earnings allocated after December 31,
1988 on Elective Deferrals; (2) any portion of his Accrued Benefit held in his Qualified Non-
Elective Contribution Account and Qualified Matching Contribution Account; and (3) any portion
of his Accrued Benefit held in his Company Stock Account. The amount distributed will be
withdrawn pro rata across eligible money types.
The following amendments are effective as of January 1, 2008:
These contributions are held in the Pre-Tax Elective Deferral Account or Roth Elective Deferral
Account, as appropriate.
Collectively, a Participant’s Pre-Tax Elective Deferral Account and Roth Elective Deferral
Collectively, a Participant’s Pre-Tax Elective Deferrals and Roth Elective Deferrals.
1.38 Pre-Tax Elective Deferral Account . The portion of a Participant’s Accrued
Benefit which consists of Pre-Tax Elective Deferrals made to the Plan by the Employer on behalf
of the Participant. A Participant’s Pre-Tax Elective Deferral Account shall include all assets of the
Participant’s Elective Deferral Account as of January 1, 2008.
1.39 Pre-Tax Elective Deferrals . Contributions made to the Plan by the Employer at
1. The first paragraph of Section 6.6(a) is amended to re