Union Slams BART Management For Disputing Family Leave Clause In Contract Union officials slammed BART management today, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the bargaining table over a disputed family leave policy the "height of incompetence."
2 Largest BART Unions Approve Contract AgreementA 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.
New BART Contract Includes 15% Raise, Higher Benefit CostsThe tentative contract that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike includes a 15 percent raise over four years but also increased worker contributions toward their health insurance and pensions.
Phil Matier: The Bottom Line On The BART Deal It's expected that members of Bay Area Rapid Transit's two biggest unions will ratify the tentative agreements reached with management this past Monday that ended the crippling four-day strike.
BART, Unions Head Back To Bargaining TableRepresentatives of the San Francisco Bay Area's transit rail system and its striking unions returned to the bargaining table Monday, raising hopes among the region's frustrated commuters.
Phil Matier: What Went Wrong In BART Talks Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown joined the KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle insider to take a look at how things fell apart so drastically at the last minute of BART labor negotiations.
Federal Mediator Making Impact On BART Contract TalksA federal mediator brought in to Bay Area Rapid Transit contracts talks seems to be having the effect of smoothing over roadblocks to a possible agreement, according to sources close to the talks.
Transit Agencies Lay Out Plans In Case Of 2nd BART StrikeWith less than three days until the cooling-off period expires, BART management and union leaders continued negotiations Tuesday. Meanwhile, transit agencies are firming up contingency plans if a second strike is called.
Union Leader Says BART Contract Talks Were Unproductive As Strike Deadline LoomsBART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren't productive.