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.
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The two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.
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.
The initial vision for the project from developer Related California would include 230 acres of shops, restaurants, entertainment and housing.
The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.
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.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to say if she has any red lines in so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations. However, in the next breath, she emphasized that she and fellow Democrats “object” to raising the eligibility age for Medicare.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee remains cautiously optimistic that a deal will get done before the New Year’s deadline.
About 3,200 registered nurses at seven hospitals managed by Sutter Health in the East Bay are planning a one-day strike on Thursday to protest concessions that they say Sutter management is demanding.