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Negotiations

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

Gov. Brown Implores BART, Unions To Reach Deal Before End Of Cooling Off Period

For the first time since Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a 60-day cooling-off period, Bay Area Rapid Transit management and its unions returned to the bargaining table Monday and resumed negotiations to try and avoid a strike that would result in service shutdown.

09/16/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART, Union Return To Bargaining Table With Talks Focused On Safety

Thursday’s meeting between BART management and Service Employees International Union Local 1021 centered on safety proposals and work rules.

09/12/2013

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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 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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