Tag: AC Transit
Labor contract to be presented to bus drivers and mechanics’ union in coming days.
Suspect, a student at Oakland High School, faces hate-crime charges and will be tried as an adult.
East Bay bus district and union now have 60 days to iron out dispute over a new contract.
(Bay City News) AC Transit workers have voted to reject a tentative contract agreement reached with management last week, union officials said Sunday. Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192, which represents nearly 1,800 bus drivers, mechanics, dispatchers, clerical and other workers, voted Saturday — with 576 against and 257 for the proposed contract, […]
Update Wednesday: Drivers, mechanics, dispatchers and other workers for AC Transit reached a tentative agreement with their employer late Tuesday, avoiding a strike that threatened to affect hundreds of thousands of commuters. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 and the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District struck the deal shortly before midnight, when the union had vowed to […]
First the BART-ocalypse that didn’t happen today, then the I-80 traffic jam that did, and now … more Bay Area transit Summer of Discontent news. An Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District employee union delivered a strike notice to the transit agency’s board of directors at its meeting in Oakland this afternoon. Union workers are threatening a […]
With a BART strike that could stretch into the July 4 holiday, you just may want to start thinking ahead about how to get to all those barbecues and fireworks shows. Below are transit and parking enforcement plans for major agencies in the Bay Area. Transit: BART – BART is updating their website with the […]
By Lisa Pickoff-White and Kelly Dunleavy-O’Mara BART unions may go on strike early on Monday, August 5. Here are several transit options and advice to help you get to where you need to go. During the July strike, MTC urged residents to work from home if possible and asked employers to offer flexible schedules. Roads […]
Sunday, June 30: BART Strike Deadline Update By Alex Emslie and Peter Lollo Bay Area residents are one step closer to a commuting nightmare as BART employees, represented by the transit agency’s two biggest unions, authorized a strike Tuesday night. The vote was nearly unanimous. If negotiations continue to stall, the system — which carries […]