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

Union Leader Says BART Contract Talks Were Unproductive As Strike Deadline Looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency’s employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren’t productive.

07/30/2013

Commuters line up to wait for an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 went on strike at midnight after contract negotiations with management fell apart on Sunday. Train operators, mechanics, station agents and maintenance workers are seeking a five percent wage increase and are fighting management who want to have workers to begin contributing to their pensions, pay more for health insurance and reduce overtime expenses. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Buses The Primary Option To Replace Striking BART Trains

With another BART strike looming, commuters may have to find an alternate way of getting around.

07/30/2013

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

Phil Matier: Employee Health Care, Pensions Eating Up BART Revenues

As negotiations are currently at a stalemate, issues like pension, health care and payback for unused sick days are coming to the forefront.

07/24/2013

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

Phil Matier: BART Ill-Prepared For Resumption Of Strike

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.

07/17/2013

Premiere Of Netflix's "Arrested Development" Season 4 - After Party

‘Arrested Development’ & Netflix In Talks For Season 5

“Arrested Development” producer Brian Grazer says negotiations are in place for the Bluth family’s return on Netflix…

07/12/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART Union Leader Threatens ‘Bloodiest, Longest’ Strike As Negotiations Set To Resume

The two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.

07/12/2013

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BART Riders Try To Cope With Alternatives On Day 2 Of Strike

BART riders are finding other ways to get to work on day two of the BART strike and most would like to see both sides back at the bargaining table.

07/02/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

Santa Clara Leaders Approve Negotiations For Retail Hub Near Stadium

The initial vision for the project from developer Related California would include 230 acres of shops, restaurants, entertainment and housing.

04/10/2013

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

waste management

Alameda County Waste Management Workers Stage Brief Strike

Hundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.

03/15/2013

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