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Work Rules Emerged As Key Issue In BART Contract Talks

Work rules for employees emerged as a key issue in BART contract negotiations that resulted in union leaders announcing Thursday that workers will go on strike Friday.


Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART Union Announces Plan For Midnight Strike

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations Thursday as union representatives announced that the talks have failed and workers will strike at midnight.


BART Negotiations

Marathon Bargaining Session For BART Labor Agreement Drags Into 2nd Day

A marathon bargaining session between Bay Area Rapid Transit management and its two biggest labor unions that began Wednesday morning lasted all night and was continuing Thursday, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said.


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BART Trains Running Thursday, Mediator Says Progress Being Made

Bay Area Rapid Transit will continue to run train service as unions and management agreed to extend labor talks Wednesday night.


AC Transit Bus Stop

Brown Stalls AC Transit Strike, Appoints Board To Investigate Dispute

California Gov. Jerry Brown appointed a board to investigate the contract dispute between Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District and one of its unions, putting off the threat of a strike this week.


Passengers aboard an idle BART train at West Oakland station Wednesday during a delay caused by a stalled train in the Transbay Tube. (Brian Yuen)

BART Negotiations Continue, Unions To Give 10PM Notice On Service

Labor unions representing Bay Area Rapid Transit workers said they will tell frustrated riders in advance whether trains will be running Thursday or workers will possibly go on strike at midnight.


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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.


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.


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.


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

BART Unions Decline to Give 72-Hour Strike Notice

Labor leaders for Bay Area Rapid Transit workers say they are not giving 72-hour notice for a second strike.





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