Done Deal: BART's Largest Union Approves ContractBay Area Rapid Transit workers' largest union ratified its contract with the agency on Monday, closing eight months of negotiations that resulted in two strikes that snarled traffic throughout the region and during which two workers were fatally struck by a train.
BART Board Approves New Contract, Heads To Unions For ApprovalThe Board of Directors voted 8-1 to approve the new labor agreement reached with its two largest unions.
Votes To Approve BART Agreement Likely Won’t Happen Until New YearVotes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won’t be held until late next week, a transit agency spokesman said Monday.
New BART Board President Wants Ban On Future Transit StrikesIn the midst of continuing contract talks following two strikes over the past year, the new president of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors is looking to ban union workers from walking off the job in the future.
BART Contract Talks Resume This Week BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that calls for employees to receive up to six weeks of paid family medical leave annually.
Phil Matier: Tense BART Talks Set To Resume Over Family LeaveNegotiators with Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions are set to restart negotiations on Thursday, with many hard feelings remaining on both sides of the table.
BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In JeopardyThe tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency's board of directors during Thursday's vote.
Phil Matier: BART Unions, Management Meet Over Latest Contract DisputeAttorneys for BART and its unions were meeting on Monday, trying to put a dollar amount on a family medical leave clause that the agency claims was inadvertently included in the final contract.
BART Board Seeks Return To Bargaining Table Over Contract GlitchSan Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say board members will not be taking a vote on a tentative agreement during a special meeting to discuss a problem regarding a labor deal that settled a second strike.
BART Officials Say Glitch Found In Contract, Approval May Be In DoubtBART management has taken issue with a provision in the tentative agreement that ended a strike by two unions last month potentially throwing the contract's ratification by the BART board in jeopardy, BART officials said.
BART's Largest Union Ratifies 4-Year Contract DealService Employees International Union Local 1021 members voted to approve a tentative agreement reached after a four-day strike last month.
BART's Unions Voting Over Tentative AgreementBay Area Rapid Transit workers were voting Friday on the tentative agreement which ended the recent BART strike. The majority of the two biggest unions must support the deal for it to pass.