San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and labor union leaders announced a new deal early Saturday, saying the unresolved issue over a paid medical leave contract clause has been resolved.
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.
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?
Representatives 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.