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.
BART Expected To Make Final Vote On Revised Contract With UnionsBART is expected to take a final vote Thursday on its revised contract with its two largest employee unions. A yes vote would mean that union members could approve it as early as next week.
BART Worker Unions Consider Lawsuit Over Family Leave ProvisionAfter 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.
BART Unions Say No Strike Monday, Still Possible For TuesdayUnion leaders extended a strike deadline by 24 hours Sunday night, granting Bay Area commuters a day's grace, but blasted BART leadership for what they called a refusal to negotiate.
One Day After Returning To Negotiating Table, BART Talks Cancelled One day after returning to the negotiating table, talks between BART and unions representing its workers were called off on Tuesday because of a scheduling conflict.