Matier & Brown: Computer Glitches Following Contract Dispute A Coincidence?There were nasty words from the unions after Thursday’s board vote and suffice to say there were big problems with BART’s system-wide failure Friday morning.
BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In JeopardyThe tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency's board of directors during Thursday's vote.
Phil Matier: BART Unions, Management Meet Over Latest Contract DisputeAttorneys for BART and its unions were meeting on Monday, trying to put a dollar amount on a family medical leave clause that the agency claims was inadvertently included in the final contract.
BART, Unions Meet In Wake Of Disputed Provision In ContractBay Area Rapid Transit officials and its two largest unions were meeting on Monday to go over the agency’s estimates of how much a disputed contract provision would cost.
Union Slams BART Management For Disputing Family Leave Clause In Contract Union officials slammed BART management today, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the bargaining table over a disputed family leave policy the "height of incompetence."
BART Board Seeks Return To Bargaining Table Over Contract GlitchSan 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.
BART Officials Say Glitch Found In Contract, Approval May Be In DoubtBART management has taken issue with a provision in the tentative agreement that ended a strike by two unions last month potentially throwing the contract's ratification by the BART board in jeopardy, BART officials said.
Union Seeks Criminal Probe Of BART Worker DeathsThe head of a Northern California transit workers union on Thursday called for a criminal investigation into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train while BART workers were on strike.
2 Largest BART Unions Approve Contract AgreementA second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement with the transit agency's management.
BART's Largest Union Ratifies 4-Year Contract DealService Employees International Union Local 1021 members voted to approve a tentative agreement reached after a four-day strike last month.
BART's Unions Voting Over Tentative AgreementBay Area Rapid Transit workers were voting Friday on the tentative agreement which ended the recent BART strike. The majority of the two biggest unions must support the deal for it to pass.
Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Deaths Of BART Workers During StrikeA state legislative committee is planning to hold a hearing in response to the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train.
BART Unions To Vote On Tentative Contract Agreement Next FridayMembers 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.
Hard Feelings Lingering Between BART, UnionsBay Area Rapid Transit are preparing to vote soon on the tentative contract agreement amid a relationship with BART management that has been fractured by tough negotiations and the deaths of two workers during the second strike.
BART Unions Slam Board Over Deaths Of Workers During StrikeThe Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors passed resolutions honoring the two workers killed on the tracks on October 19, despite protests from union leadership.