Unions

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

Votes To Approve BART Agreement Likely Won’t Happen Until New Year

Votes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won’t be held until late next week, a transit agency spokesman said Monday.

12/23/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

New BART Board President Wants Ban On Future Transit Strikes

In the midst of continuing contract talks following two strikes over the past year, the new president of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors is looking to ban union workers from walking off the job in the future.

12/19/2013

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Phil Matier: Another Mistake Found In BART Deal With Union

A smaller BART union has been notified of a typo in the contract they have approved.

12/18/2013

Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Negative View Of Unions Growing In California

More California voters think that organized labor does more harm than good, according to the latest Field Poll that shows a dramatic shift in the state’s attitudes about labor unions.

12/13/2013

A man looks into the shuttered Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) West Oakland station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Back At Bargaining Table Looking To Resolve Medical Leave Dispute

BART officials say they are hopeful that negotiations with the transit agency’s two biggest labor unions Thursday and Friday will resolve a heated dispute over paid family medical leave, a spokeswoman said.

12/12/2013

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BART Board Seeks Return To Bargaining Table Over Contract Glitch

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say board members will not be taking a vote on a tentative agreement during a special meeting to discuss a problem regarding a labor deal that settled a second strike.

11/15/2013

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Oakland Airport Food And Retail Workers Plan Strike During Holidays

Food and retail workers at the Oakland International Airport said Thursday that they plan to strike at some point during the holiday season to protest what they say are unfair labor practices, including low wages.

11/14/2013

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BART’s Largest Union Ratifies 4-Year Contract Deal

Service Employees International Union Local 1021 members voted to approve a tentative agreement reached after a four-day strike last month.

11/02/2013

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC’s Largest Union Begins 3-Day Labor Strike Vote

More labor unrest: The largest union at the University of California kicked off a three-day labor-strike vote on Monday with pension and workers’ rights being the main issues.

10/28/2013

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

BART Unions To Vote On Tentative Contract Agreement Next Friday

Members of BART’s two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that the transit agency’s management and union negotiators reached on Monday night, union leaders said Friday.

10/25/2013

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