BART Strike On Hold For Now After Governor IntervenesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown intervened with an 11th hour order to impose a 7-day inquiry that averted a Bay Area Rapid Transit strike Monday morning, easing the minds of over 400,000 commuters who rely daily on the nation's fifth-largest rail system.
BART GM: There’s Enough Time To Get A New ContractBART's general manager said she understands the public's anxiousness about the possibility of another strike by the transit agency's workers Monday but she believes there's still enough time to reach a deal before then.
BART Strike Notice Could Be Given By End Of DayUnion leaders for Bay Area Rapid Transit workers said they would deliver a 72-hour strike notice at the end of the day if major progress isn't made Thursday in contract talks.
Union Leader Says BART Contract Talks Were Unproductive As Strike Deadline LoomsBART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren't productive.
BART Contract Talks Resume With Less Than 3 Weeks To Reach DealBART labor contract talks resumed on Monday after negotiators took a break over the weekend and so far neither side sounds terribly optimistic.
Contract Negotiations Between BART, Labor Union Set to Begin Union leaders for the mechanics, station agents and train operators who make up the local Amalgamated Transit Union, are going into the talks seemingly frustrated with the transit agency.