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SEIU Local 1021

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BART Trains To Run Wednesday, Mediator Says Both Sides Still Talking

Federal mediator George Cohen said Tuesday night that parties have made some progress in the intense negotiations to avoid a second strike in more than three months.

10/15/2013

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

BART Trains Running Tuesday As Negotiations Continue

Bay Area Rapid Transit will continue to run train service after unions and management agreed to extend labor talks past a midnight deadline.

10/15/2013

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

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No BART Strike As Contract Talks Continue, New Deadline Sunday Night

Bay Area Rapid Transit was running trains as usual Friday after unions and management agreed to continue labor talks past a midnight deadline.

10/11/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll Finds Most Opposed To BART Strike As Deadline Nears

BART unions and management remained without a deal entering the final hours of the cooling-off period, opening the door for a possible strike. A new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found Bay Area residents are overwhelmingly against a walkout.

10/10/2013

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

Phil Matier: BART Labor Negotiations Down To Crunch Time

If no deal is made by the end of a cooling off period that expires at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, two of the transit agency’s largest unions could walk off the job on Friday morning.

10/07/2013

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

BART, Unions Reach Pension Agreement As Contract Talks Continue

Progress was made in BART labor contract negotiations on Thursday after unions presented a counter offer to the transit system’s management and an agreement was made over pensions.

10/03/2013

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

BART Unions Send New Proposal To Management As Deadline Nears

With a possible second strike looming, unions representing BART workers said they have put forward a new labor contract proposal to management Tuesday.

10/01/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Add More Meeting Dates As Deadline Nears

BART management and the unions have agreed to more talks, but it still remains to be scene whether they are getting any closer to an agreement.

09/19/2013

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

BART Talks Done For Rest Of Week As Deadline Looms Closer

The region appeared to be headed for another Bay Area Rapid Transit Strike after BART management on Wednesday suddenly called off contract talks for the rest of the week.

09/18/2013

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