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Visualizing the Major Issues at the Heart of the BART Dispute

October 17, 2013 | 6:50 pm

Visualizing the Major Issues at the Heart of the BART Dispute

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Group of software developers create interactive tools to help people understand the negotiations.

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Monday Strike Vigil Ends With Agreement to Extend Talks

October 15, 2013 | 11:00 am

Monday Strike Vigil Ends With Agreement to Extend Talks

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Negotiating teams for BART and unions resume talks, working again against a midnight strike deadline.

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BART Strike Tactics: What’s a ‘Last, Best and Final Offer’?

October 14, 2013 | 5:23 pm

BART Strike Tactics: What’s a ‘Last, Best and Final Offer’?

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An expert says BART’s move sends ‘a serious bargaining signal’ to unions — though talks continue.

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BART’s Saturday Talks End With Promise of ‘Long Day Tomorrow’

October 12, 2013 | 10:20 pm

BART’s Saturday Talks End With Promise of ‘Long Day Tomorrow’

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Negotiations continue as the clock ticks down to the Sunday midnight deadline.

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BART Trains Running While Talks Continue; New Deadline on Sunday

October 10, 2013 | 11:30 pm

BART Trains Running While Talks Continue; New Deadline on Sunday

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The 60-day cooling-off period in the labor dispute expires, but both sides say talks will go on.

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How Do You Feel About a BART Strike? (Some of) the People Speak

October 10, 2013 | 9:20 am

How Do You Feel About a BART Strike? (Some of) the People Speak

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With BART labor talks going down to the wire again, we ask about the personal impact of a strike.

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With a Week to Go, Signs of Movement in BART Contract Talks

October 3, 2013 | 9:26 am

With a Week to Go, Signs of Movement in BART Contract Talks

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With a week to go before a possible strike, BART unions shift stance on pay, pensions and benefits.

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Brown to BART and Unions: ‘Get Real’ in Contract Talks

September 16, 2013 | 2:41 pm

Brown to BART and Unions: ‘Get Real’ in Contract Talks

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BART, union negotiators get back to the table. The next deadline for a possible BART strike: Oct. 10.

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Bay Bridge Closure: How To Get From Here To There

August 28, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Bay Bridge Closure: How To Get From Here To There

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By Dan Brekke, Jon Brooks, Katharine Fong and Lisa Pickoff-White Need to get to work from the East Bay to San Francisco on Thursday? Heading from the city to Berkeley for a Labor Day barbecue? The Bay Bridge may be closing down for five days, but that doesn’t mean you need to put your plans […]

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BART Strike Delayed; Court Grants Gov. Brown’s Request for 60-Day Cooling Off

August 11, 2013 | 9:55 am

BART Strike Delayed; Court Grants Gov. Brown’s Request for 60-Day Cooling Off

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Updated: 11:45 a.m. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow issued the official court order for the 60-day cooling off period around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. BART Director for District 7 Zakhary Mallett, speaking as an independent board director after the BART hearing, said that the 60-day cooling gives both sides the time to continue […]

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