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Pete Castelli

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Worker Unions Consider Lawsuit Over Family Leave Provision

After Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors overwhelmingly voted in November to remove a family-leave provision that they said was never supposed to be included in the contract, the agency’s two biggest unions said they may take the issue to a judge to challenge that decision.

12/02/2013

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board, San Francisco (AP)

BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In Jeopardy

The tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency’s board of directors during Thursday’s vote.

11/21/2013

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

BART Strike Deadline Nears, Union Leader Warns Riders To Prepare

Tensions escalated at the BART bargaining table Monday with the possibility of a strike on Tuesday appearing to grow stronger.

10/14/2013

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

BART And Unions Still Far Apart As Talks Resume

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees’ contract expires at midnight Sunday, a management spokesman said.

07/29/2013

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

Oakland City Workers Return to Jobs After One-Day Strike

Municipal workers in Oakland returned to their jobs on Tuesday after a one-day strike that shut down all but the emergency public services in the city. Union leaders said the work stoppage was designed to send a message to city leaders.

07/02/2013

Union workers rally in front of Oakland City Hall, July 28, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland City Workers Threaten Strike Along With BART Employees

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened to stage a strike next week at a boisterous rally in front of Oakland City Hall Friday.

06/28/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Quan Calls For Weekend Talks To Avert Oakland Worker Strike

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday called for negotiations this weekend to try to avert a one-day strike that city employees plan to conduct on Monday.

06/28/2013