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BART Strike Update:  Unions Returning to Work as Talks Continue; Trains Will Roll Today

July 5, 2013 | 12:10 am

BART Strike Update: Unions Returning to Work as Talks Continue; Trains Will Roll Today

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BART management, unions, and state mediators announced last night that the striking workers have agreed to go back to work this morning. Service is scheduled to begin today at 3 p.m. Marty Morgenstern, the state secretary of labor, announced after about 10 hours of Fourth of July talks that the parties have agreed to continue […]

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BART Strike Day 2

July 2, 2013 | 2:30 pm

BART Strike Day 2

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By Don Clyde, Dan Brekke, Lisa Aliferis, Lisa Pickoff-White and Alex Emslie Click here for BART Strike Day 3 Updates KQED’s Guide to BART Alternatives 511.org BART Strike Info Are Walkouts Worth It? Back to the negotiating table BART management and representatives from Service Employees International Union 1021 and Amalgamated Transit Union 1555 resumed negotiations […]

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BART Strike Day Two: Are Walkouts Worth It?

July 2, 2013 | 10:59 am

BART Strike Day Two: Are Walkouts Worth It?

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The BART strike is just one of many recent walkouts in the Bay Area: Nurses across the region have struck against the major hospital chains; unions at the Port of Oakland walked out last year; and hospital workers across the University of California system went on strike in May. Walkouts are increasingly common, but are […]

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BART on Strike: Live Blog

July 1, 2013 | 3:20 pm

BART on Strike: Live Blog

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by Dan Brekke, Lisa Pickoff-White, Jon Brooks, Lisa Aliferis Read BART strike day three coverage here. KQED’s Guide to get where you’re going | 511.org Negotiations update Update 7:45 p.m. Now that the evening commute is largely winding down, we’re going to sign off until 7 a.m. tomorrow. But we leave you with a quick […]

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BART Strike Update (July 1): The Strike Is On

July 1, 2013 | 12:00 am

BART Strike Update (July 1): The Strike Is On

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Aug. 4, 2013, coverage of potential BART strike 2.0: BART Strike Deadline Update: Talks Go Down to the Wire, Again Update: California Secretary of Labor Marty Morgenstern announced at about 10:50 p.m. in Oakland that BART’s two striking unions have agreed to return to work as negotiations with management continue. Train service is to resume […]

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