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Contract Talks

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

AC Transit Announces Tentative Agreement With Union

AC Transit and the union representing its drivers and mechanics have been talking for the past two weeks ago, hoping to hammer out a deal before a 60-day cooling off period ends on Sunday.

12/20/2013

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)

BART Contract Talks Resume This Week

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.

12/18/2013

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

BART Talks Done For Rest Of Week As Deadline Looms Closer

The region appeared to be headed for another Bay Area Rapid Transit Strike after BART management on Wednesday suddenly called off contract talks for the rest of the week.

09/18/2013

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

BART Negotiations Resume With Union Reiterating Safety Concerns

The Bay Area could see the start of another BART strike as early as October 11th if negotiations that resumed this week fail to lead to an agreement.

09/11/2013

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board President, Unions Frustrated By Lack Of Labor Talks

Both sides in the Bay Area Rapid Transit labor dispute are talking about the lack of progress in negotiations, since the 60-day cooling off period started nearly a month ago.

09/05/2013

BART train, station

BART Warns Passengers Of Potential Strike In Coming Weeks

BART is warning its passengers that there could be a strike by one or more of its employee unions in the next several weeks, but one union representative thinks that warning is premature.

06/18/2013

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.

06/12/2013

BART station (CBS)

BART Contract Talks To Begin; Agency Spends $400K On Negotiator

BART’s labor unions say they’re upset that the transit district will spend $400,000 for a private negotiator for contract talks set to begin next week.

04/25/2013

BART station (CBS)

Union Questions Timing Of Report About BART Sick-Outs, Replacement Worker Costs

Six weeks before BART begins new contract talks with one of its transit workers’ unions, a new report has surfaced that sheds light on the practice by some employees of not showing up for work.

02/18/2013

San Francisco International Airport

United Airlines Pilots Picket At SFO, Contract Talks In Slow Motion

United Airlines pilots spent part of their morning on informational picket lines at San Francisco International Airport. Among their complaints were outsourced jobs and slow contract talks that have taken up the last three years.

05/08/2012

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