Contract Negotiations

Fare gates at the Embarcadero BART Station in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Strike Authorization Vote Comes Amid Accusations

Bay Area Rapid Transit workers plan to vote on Tuesday whether or not to authorize strike while both labor and management continue to trade accusations as to why they are unable to reach an agreement over the contract.


Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Unions File Lawsuit Against BART Alleging Unfair Labor Practices

Already acrimonious contract negotiations between BART and its unions are heating up even more, now that union leaders say they’re taking legal action.


A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Management Requests Mediator For Stalled Contract Negotiations

BART management has requested assistance from a state mediator because of stalled contract negotiations with its labor unions, the transit agency announced Tuesday.


BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.


Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Employees Picket Over Hiring Of Temporary Workers

Workers at Southwest Airlines held an informational picket outside Oakland International Airport on Thursday after contract negotiations have stalled.


Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images)

SF Symphony Contract Negotiations Continue In Hopes Of Avoiding Strike

The San Francisco Symphony resume contract negotiations with a federal mediator on Tuesday. While musicians have authorized a strike, they hope to avoid one.



San Francisco Public School Teachers Taking Strike Vote This Week

San Francisco’s public school teachers plan to take an initial strike vote on Thursday after last week’s declaration of an impasse over contract negotiations.


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Alameda Teachers Stage Informational Picket After Contract Rejected

ALAMEDA (KCBS) – Hundreds of Alameda teachers formed picket lines before school on Tuesday to protest a recently rejected contract offer they say asked for too many sacrifices. Last week, teachers voted down a tentative […]


Oakland nurses strike

Striking Nurses Back On Job At Children’s Hospital Oakland

The hospital operated at near normal capacity during the walkout, relying on non-union Children’s Hospital nurses and about 125 replacement nurses.


Oakland nurses strike

Nurses Strike At Children’s Hospital Oakland Over Health Plan

Registered nurses working without a contract for eight months at Children’s Hospital Oakland walked off the job Thursday to protest a proposed increase in their healthcare contributions.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011