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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) union workers with SEIU Local 1021 hold signs as they picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Largest BART Unions Approve Contract Agreement

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement with the transit agency’s management.

11/02/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

State Approves Auditing BART’s Finances, Employment Practices

While BART and its unions remain without a contract agreement, a state committee voted on Wednesday to open the transit agency’s books and audit their finance and employment practices. The results, however, won’t be known for months.

08/22/2013

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Unions Give 72-Hour Strike Notice

The two largest unions representing Bay Area Rapid Transit workers gave BART management a 72-hour strike notice on Thursday night, signaling their intent to walk off the job on July 1 if a new contract agreement is not reached.

06/27/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Labor Talks Underway Between BART, Two Largest Unions

The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.

04/02/2013

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