BART Unions

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Unions File Lawsuit Over Contract Dispute

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s two biggest unions announced Tuesday morning that they were filing a lawsuit contesting the agency board’s vote that approving the tentative labor agreement without a controversial family-leave provision.

12/03/2013

A man looks into the shuttered Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) West Oakland station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Meet In Wake Of Disputed Provision In Contract

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.

11/18/2013

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

Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

10/23/2013

BART union representatives talk to reporters after announcing a strike on October 17, 2013. (CBS)

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.

10/18/2013

BART Strike

BART Talks Resume As Strike Deadline Looms

BART negotiations were expected to resume bargaining at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Instead, the talks were put off so each side could meet in “caucus” Saturday morning.

10/12/2013

A BART train at Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. (CBS)

BART GM Joins Contract Talks As Unions Issue 72-Hour Strike Notice

BART’s general manager is meeting with union leaders in Oakland Friday but will wait until Saturday to present a new contract proposal as a second strike by the workers looms, an agency spokeswoman said Friday.

10/11/2013

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

Transit Agencies Lay Out Plans In Case Of 2nd BART Strike

With 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.

10/08/2013

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