OAKLAND (KCBS)— The Bay Area could see the start of another BART strike as early as October 11th if negotiations that resumed this week fail to lead to an agreement.
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SEIU Local 1021 leaders held a news conference at their offices off 16th Street in Oakland in advance of getting back to the table with BART on Thursday.
These first talks since a 60-day cooling off period began last month will center on supplemental issues.
“I proposed on this contract a section where we would have an on-rail grounds crew to take care of the vegetation problems and overgrowth that we have on the track ways,” said Robert Bianco, a 30-year employee.