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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: California Lawmakers Kill Proposal To Ban Transit Strikes

With little debate, a State Senate committee killed a proposal Monday that would have banned transit workers from going on strike.


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.


An AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Workers Reject Contract Deal

AC Transit workers have voted to reject a tentative contract agreement reached with management last week, union officials said Sunday.


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.


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KCBS In Depth: Options For Advancing Bay Area Transit

With the BART labor negotiations on commuters’ minds, SFSU Professor Dr. Jason Henderson gives suggestions on how to alleviate the Bay Area’s growing public transit issues.


A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach Deal

BART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.


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.


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AT&T Park Concession Workers Authorize Strike

Concession workers at the AT&T Park where the San Francisco Giants play have voted to authorize a strike.


Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates after scoring a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period of an NHL hockey game at HP Pavilion at San Jose on January 31, 2012 in San Jose. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sharks Season Saved, NHL And Players Settle

After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning, finding a way to restart a sport desperate to regain momentum and boost its prominence.


Nurses picket at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Nurses End Christmas Eve Strike At 8 Bay Area Hospitals

A 24-hour Christmas Eve strike by union nurses at eight Bay Area hospitals ended Tuesday morning with no reported incidents, according to a spokeswoman for one of the hospitals.