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BART, Unions Reach Deal in Contract Dispute

December 21, 2013 | 1:16 pm

BART, Unions Reach Deal in Contract Dispute

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Sides say they’ve resolved family-leave issue. Deal must be approved by agency board and workers.

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NTSB Urges Safety Upgrades in Wake of BART Worker Deaths

December 19, 2013 | 5:11 pm

NTSB Urges Safety Upgrades in Wake of BART Worker Deaths

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Agency wants to require new safety devices and abolish a practice that leaves workers vulnerable.

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‘BART Strike’ Muscles its Way to Top Bay Area Search Term in 2013

December 17, 2013 | 8:00 am

‘BART Strike’ Muscles its Way to Top Bay Area Search Term in 2013

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Google’s lists of the top 10 trending search topics for five Northern California cities in 2013.

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BART Contract Update: Board Balks at Leave Clause, Seeks to Reopen Talks

November 15, 2013 | 11:15 pm

BART Contract Update: Board Balks at Leave Clause, Seeks to Reopen Talks

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Agency officials say they ‘inadvertently’ signed off on expensive new family leave provision for workers.

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BART Probe: Investigators Re-Enact Fatal Accident

October 23, 2013 | 1:00 pm

BART Probe: Investigators Re-Enact Fatal Accident

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Inquiry seeks more information on what accident victims and train crew might have seen, and when.

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BART Strike Update: What Happens Next on Union Contracts?

October 22, 2013 | 2:50 pm

BART Strike Update: What Happens Next on Union Contracts?

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BART and its unions meet to turn their tentative agreement into contracts for workers to ratify.

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Tuesday BART Update: Trains Running, But Commute’s Not Quite Up to Speed

October 22, 2013 | 10:18 am

Tuesday BART Update: Trains Running, But Commute’s Not Quite Up to Speed

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Train service should be back to normal by this afternoon. Extra buses and ferries are still running.

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Monday Night BART Strike Update: Walkout Over, Service to Resume

October 21, 2013 | 11:25 pm

Monday Night BART Strike Update: Walkout Over, Service to Resume

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BART and unions reach a deal to end the four-day strike. Agency says trains will run Tuesday morning

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The Commenters Speak: How They’d Deal With BART Strike

October 18, 2013 | 2:30 pm

The Commenters Speak: How They’d Deal With BART Strike

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Amid the strong public opinion on the BART strike, a few concrete suggestions emerge.

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News Pix: BART Strikes Again, Wild Turkeys in Berkeley and Richmond Protest Against Chevron

October 18, 2013 | 2:20 pm

News Pix: BART Strikes Again, Wild Turkeys in Berkeley and Richmond Protest Against Chevron

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News photos from events all around the Bay Area this week.

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