Service Employees International Union Local 1021

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) union workers with SEIU Local 1021 hold signs as they picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Largest BART Unions Approve Contract Agreement

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement with the transit agency’s management.

11/02/2013

A BART train at Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. (CBS)

BART Strike On Hold For Now After Governor Intervenes

California Gov. Jerry Brown intervened with an 11th hour order to impose a 7-day inquiry that averted a Bay Area Rapid Transit strike Monday morning, easing the minds of over 400,000 commuters who rely daily on the nation’s fifth-largest rail system.

08/04/2013

New BART General Manager Grace Crunican (Courtesy Photo)

BART GM: There’s Enough Time To Get A New Contract

BART’s general manager said she understands the public’s anxiousness about the possibility of another strike by the transit agency’s workers Monday but she believes there’s still enough time to reach a deal before then.

08/02/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Notice Could Be Given By End Of Day

Union leaders for Bay Area Rapid Transit workers said they would deliver a 72-hour strike notice at the end of the day if major progress isn’t made Thursday in contract talks.

08/01/2013

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

Oakland city workers gather on the eve of a one-day strike. (CBS)

Oakland City Employees Call One-Day Strike For Monday

Oakland city employee unions have said they will call a one-day strike on Monday, Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday evening.

06/30/2013

San Francisco City Hall

23 SF City Workers Arrested In March Over Pay Hikes For Officials

Twenty-three protesters were detained following a rally and march in San Francisco Wednesday that called on top city officials to forgo pay raises they are set to receive later this year.

04/18/2012

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