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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.

10/16/2013

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.

10/16/2013

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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

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.

10/08/2013

Contra Costa County seal

Union Representing Some County Employees in Contra Costa Threatens Strike

Health care costs are at the heart of a labor dispute in Contra Costa County that’s been brewing for more than a year and appears poised to bubble over sooner rather than later.

10/08/2013

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

East Bay Lawmaker Pushing For Bill Banning Future Transit Strikes

With the threat of another BART strike looming, an Orinda city councilman is pushing for legislation to ban transit workers from walking off the job.

09/30/2013

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BART Secret Location For Manager Strike Training Revealed

While BART management and unions continue to negotiate, KPIX 5 has found the facility where managers are learning to operate trains in the event of a possible strike.

09/20/2013

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

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