Gov. Brown Seeks 60-Day Cooling-Off Period In AC Transit DisputeGov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he will seek a 60-day cooling-off period in the labor dispute between AC Transit and its workers, which nearly led to a strike last week.
Three-Member Board Begins Investigation Of AC Transit DisputeA 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.
Analysis Reveals Transit Unions Giving Millions To Calif. LawmakersWith BART and AC Transit workers possibly going on strike, a new analysis shows how much money unions representing transit workers donate to state lawmakers.
AC Transit Directors Ask For Cooling-Off Period As Strike LoomsAC Transit’s board of directors asked Gov. Jerry Brown to seek a 60-day cooling off period to eliminate the possibility that the bus agency’s employees could go on strike this week.
AC Transit Workers Vote To Reject Contract Agreement Leaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192, which represents about 1,800 bus drivers, mechanics, dispatchers, clerical and other workers, had recommended that employees approve the tentative agreement, which was reached last Wednesday.
No AC Transit Strike, Tentative Agreement Reached With UnionThe union representing nearly 1,800 AC transit workers said it reached a tentative contract agreement with the agency late Tuesday night, averting a strike that would have impacted more than 180,000 daily riders.
AC Transit Talks To Resume Wednesday, No Strike AnnouncedOngoing contract talks between AC Transit's management and the union that represents its bus operators and mechanics recessed Tuesday without an agreement but will resume on Wednesday, a management spokesman said.
AC Transit Workers May Strike At Same Time As BARTWhile BART workers may strike, union workers at AC Transit have voted to authorize a strike if they and their transit agency can't agree on a new contract.
AC Transit, Union Reach Agreement On New ContractAC Transit and its 1,750 bus drivers and mechanics have reached an agreement on a new three-year contract, which ends months of labor strife and avoids weekend service cuts that had been planned for December, both sides said Tuesday.