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Passengers aboard an idle BART train at West Oakland station Wednesday during a delay caused by a stalled train in the Transbay Tube. (Brian Yuen)

BART Negotiations Continue, Unions To Give 10PM Notice On Service

Labor unions representing Bay Area Rapid Transit workers said they will tell frustrated riders in advance whether trains will be running Thursday or workers will possibly go on strike at midnight.

10/16/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Add More Meeting Dates As Deadline Nears

BART management and the unions have agreed to more talks, but it still remains to be scene whether they are getting any closer to an agreement.

09/19/2013

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 Unions Concerned About Another Possible Strike

The two sides have failed to hold talks since a cooling off period was ordered in early August.

09/02/2013

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Hayward City Employees Return To Work After 3-Day Strike

Picket lines cleared Thursday afternoon as a three-day strike by Hayward workers represented by Service Employees International Union Local 1021 comes to an end.

08/15/2013

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Hayward City Workers Launch 3-Day Strike Over Contract Negotiations

City workers in Hayward were launching a three-day strike and rally beginning Tuesday morning to demand further contract negotiations.

08/13/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Unions Ready To Strike Monday If No Deal Is Reached

BART managers and union leaders are scheduled to resume negotiations Friday, but their proposals remain tens of millions of dollars apart on wages, pensions and health care benefits.

08/09/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Talks Continue; Unions Call Cooling-Off Period A Delay

Negotiations are scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Chris Daly, the political director for Service Employees International Union Local 1021, said a strike is possible on Monday.

08/08/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor’s Panel Told BART, Unions Millions Of Dollars Apart On New Contract

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.

08/07/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Talks On Hold After Governor Steps In To Prevent 2nd BART Strike

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.

08/05/2013

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Union Leaders Urge BART Board To Step Up To Negotiating Table

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.

08/02/2013

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