BART and its unions remain tens of millions of dollars apart in their contract proposals, the two sides said in testimony before a three-member board appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to investigate the contract dispute.
Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees are taking a breather Monday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened to at least temporarily avert a strike.
Leah Berlanga, a negotiator for Service Employees International Union Local 1021, which represents 1,430 mechanics, custodians and clerical workers, was one of many union members who spoke to BART board members at a special meeting of the directors in Oakland this morning.
The San Jose Sharks signed center Joe Pavelski to a $30 million, five-year contract extension Tuesday that will keep him off the free-agent market next summer.
49ers starting cornerback Tarell Brown forfeited a $2 million increase in his 2013 base salary when he didn’t show up for the team’s voluntary off-season workouts.
As negotiations are currently at a stalemate, issues like pension, health care and payback for unused sick days are coming to the forefront.
The company employing concessions workers at San Francisco’s AT&T Park said Friday that it has reached a contract agreement with a union representing around 200 retail and food service employees, but remains at odds with a union that went on strike in May.
Bay Area Rapid Transit and its unions have returned to the bargaining table, trying to beat an early August deadline before the contract for workers expires.
The coach says she signed a new deal but did not offer specifics. She had two years remaining on her previous contract, through the 2014-15 season.
The two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.