$1,000 Bonuses For BART Workers As System Limps AlongAs BART is getting ready to ask voters for $3.5 billion in bonds to keep the system running, and amid rising rider frustration over a track problem in the East Bay, the agency is handing out $1,000 bonuses to many of its workers.
NTSB Issues Urgent Safety Recommendations To Protect BART Workers Following Track DeathsThe National Transportation Safety Board Thursday issued "urgent" safety recommendations to protect rail workers in the wake of the on-the-job deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers in Contra Costa County two months ago.
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: BART Labor Negotiations Down To Crunch TimeIf no deal is made by the end of a cooling off period that expires at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, two of the transit agency's largest unions could walk off the job on Friday morning.
BART Union Leaders Head Back To Bargaining Table As Threat Of Monday Strike LoomsIt was back to the bargaining table Saturday for two BART unions who announced this week that union members had voted to authorize a strike that could begin as early as Monday morning.
BART Strike Possible As Soon As MondayBay Area Rapid Transit workers embroiled in contentions labor negotiations were voting Tuesday on whether to authorize a strike when their current contract expires Sunday night.
Contract Negotiations Between BART, Labor Union Set to Begin Union leaders for the mechanics, station agents and train operators who make up the local Amalgamated Transit Union, are going into the talks seemingly frustrated with the transit agency.