AC Transit Union Members To Vote On Contract Before FridayAC Transit bus drivers and other workers were set to vote on a tentative contract this week, after management and union negotiators hammered out a last minute deal just as a 60-day cooling off period was set to expire.
Three-Member Board Begins Investigation Of AC Transit DisputeA three-person panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown was holding a hearing Monday on a labor dispute between AC Transit and its workers that nearly led to a strike last week.
AC Transit Directors Ask For Cooling-Off Period As Strike LoomsAC Transit’s board of directors asked Gov. Jerry Brown to seek a 60-day cooling off period to eliminate the possibility that the bus agency’s employees could go on strike this week.
AC Transit Workers Issue Strike Notice, May Walk Off Job Thursday MorningOn the heels of a possible BART strike, workers for AC Transit issued their own 72-hour strike notice on Monday, which could lead to a possible walkout Thursday morning.
No AC Transit Strike, Tentative Agreement Reached With UnionThe union representing nearly 1,800 AC transit workers said it reached a tentative contract agreement with the agency late Tuesday night, averting a strike that would have impacted more than 180,000 daily riders.
AC Transit Workers Set Wednesday Strike DateUnion employees of AC transit said Monday they will walk off the job this week if they don’t reach a contract deal. The news comes just hours after region was spared a strike by Bay Area Rapid Transit operators.