A three-person panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown was holding a hearing Monday on a labor dispute between AC Transit and its workers that nearly led to a strike last week.
Negotiators for Bay Area Rapid Transit and its labor unions resumed negotiations Tuesday afternoon, just hours after marathon negotiations that ended during Tuesday morning’s commute.
The two sides have failed to hold talks since a cooling off period was ordered in early August.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders have canceled their scheduled budget talks, continuing a record-long impasse over enacting a state spending plan.