Cooling Off Period

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

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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