After Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors overwhelmingly voted in November to remove a family-leave provision that they said was never supposed to be included in the contract, the agency’s two biggest unions said they may take the issue to a judge to challenge that decision.
There were nasty words from the unions after Thursday’s board vote and suffice to say there were big problems with BART’s system-wide failure Friday morning.
Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and its two largest unions were meeting on Monday to go over the agency’s estimates of how much a disputed contract provision would cost.
Bay 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.
Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were running Tuesday with limited service as a tentative agreement was reached between the transit agency’s management and unions. But what was the deal and how did it all go down?