Rick Rice

Gov. Brown Implores BART, Unions To Reach Deal Before End Of Cooling Off PeriodFor 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.
BART Resumes Talks With Largest Union 1 Month Before DeadlineBART and its largest union resumed negotiations in an ongoing labor dispute Monday, halfway through a 60-day cooling off period. But both sides remained far apart as the deadline approaches.
BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach DealBART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.
BART, Unions Hope To Resolve Labor Dispute Ahead Of August DeadlineBART trains are running at full strength after last week’s crippling strike, but with only a 30-day contract extension, state mediators have their work cut out for them.
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