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Labor Negotiations

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

AC Transit Bus

Progress Reported In AC Transit Labor Talks Aimed At Averting Strike

Officials with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) said they were making progress Tuesday in ongoing contract talks with the union representing its bus operators and other workers.

08/06/2013

Tilden View

Tentative Agreement Averts 2-Day Strike By East Bay Parks Employees

Negotiators for union workers at the East Bay Regional Park District have reached a tentative agreement with management that averts a two-day strike that had been planned for Thursday and Friday.

07/02/2013

Striking Oakland City Workers rally and march in front of city hall, July 1, 2013.

Oakland City Services Halted As Employees Hold 1-Day Strike

Most city of Oakland services were stopped Monday because of a one-day strike by unions representing 2,470 city employees.

07/01/2013

An AC Transit bus makes its way through the Transbay Temporary Terminal in San Francisco. (AP Photo)

AC Transit Walkout Alongside BART Doesn’t Happen

Labor talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 continued after the existing contract expired Sunday night, with both sides indicating that busses would operate as usual on Monday.

06/30/2013

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

Last-Ditch BART Labor Talks Resume At Governor’s Request

With a strike looming, the two largest unions representing over 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers resumed talks with BART management Sunday afternoon at the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.

06/30/2013

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

St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

AT&T Park Concession Workers Threaten Strike

With baseball season is in full swing, 800 concession workers could go on strike at AT&T Park sometime in the next few weeks.

05/20/2013

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

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Labor Talks Underway Between BART, Two Largest Unions

The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.

04/02/2013

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