Contract Negotiations

SF Muni Director To KPIX 5: 'Lots' Of Options To Deal With SickoutsEd Reiskin, director of transportation of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, spoke with KPIX 5's Phil Matier Sunday about the status of Muni contract negotiations and whether the recent sickout action by some Muni employees is likely to continue.
BART Strike Deadline Nears, Union Leader Warns Riders To PrepareTensions escalated at the BART bargaining table Monday with the possibility of a strike on Tuesday appearing to grow stronger.
San Jose Police Officers Reject City’s Contract Offer, 3 Percent RaiseIn a near unanimous decision, San Jose police officers have rejected the city’s latest one-year contract offer, which included a three-percent raise.
BART Unions Send New Proposal To Management As Deadline NearsWith a possible second strike looming, unions representing BART workers said they have put forward a new labor contract proposal to management Tuesday.
BART Unions Considering Concessions On Wages, Pensions, MedicalBART employee unions were considering reducing requested wage hikes and agreeing to pay pension premiums and higher medical insurance costs at labor contract talks in Oakland Saturday.
BART, Unions Back At Bargaining Table; Gov. Brown To Seek 2-Month Cooling Off PeriodThe Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency and two of its largest unions have returned to the bargaining table, as a cooling-off period that would avert a possible train strike on Monday looms.
Gov. Brown To Seek 60-Day Cooling Off Period For BARTCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he planned to seek a court order for 60-day cooling off period on Sunday if the Bay Area Rapid Transit contract dispute is not resolved by then.
BART, Unions Hope To Resolve Labor Dispute Ahead Of August DeadlineBART trains are running at full strength after last week’s crippling strike, but with only a 30-day contract extension, state mediators have their work cut out for them.
BART Riders Try To Cope With Alternatives On Day 2 Of StrikeBART riders are finding other ways to get to work on day two of the BART strike and most would like to see both sides back at the bargaining table.
AC Transit Workers May Strike At Same Time As BARTWhile BART workers may strike, union workers at AC Transit have voted to authorize a strike if they and their transit agency can't agree on a new contract.
Phil Matier: BART Strike Authorization Vote Comes Amid AccusationsBay 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.
Unions File Lawsuit Against BART Alleging Unfair Labor PracticesAlready acrimonious contract negotiations between BART and its unions are heating up even more, now that union leaders say they're taking legal action.
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