Rick Rice

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 Resumes Talks With Largest Union 1 Month Before Deadline

BART 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.

09/09/2013

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

BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach Deal

BART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.

07/15/2013

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

BART, Unions Hope To Resolve Labor Dispute Ahead Of August Deadline

BART 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.

07/08/2013

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