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BART Consultant: Big Changes Needed to Avoid Repeat of Contract War

September 10, 2014 | 10:14 am

BART Consultant: Big Changes Needed to Avoid Repeat of Contract War

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Report documents distrust on both sides of dispute, makes 63 recommendations for more cooperative talks.

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Yea or Nay: A Push to Unionize Visiting Faculty at Bay Area Art Schools

April 28, 2014 | 4:22 pm

Yea or Nay: A Push to Unionize Visiting Faculty at Bay Area Art Schools

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SEIU campaign highlights working conditions for part-time and temporary college teachers. …read more

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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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BART Board Member Wants Public Vote on Transit Strikes

December 19, 2013 | 11:08 am

BART Board Member Wants Public Vote on Transit Strikes

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Amid rising public frustration, BART may hold referendum on whether walkouts should be banned.

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BART Strike Begins After Collapse of Contract Talks

October 18, 2013 | 8:30 am

BART Strike Begins After Collapse of Contract Talks

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Bay Area commuters face slow going as BART contract talks break down for the second time this year.

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BART Strike Watch: With Six Days Until Deadline, Deal Still Far Off

July 29, 2013 | 3:42 pm

BART Strike Watch: With Six Days Until Deadline, Deal Still Far Off

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By Isabel Angell The second deadline for a contract between BART and its unions is quickly approaching, but the two sides still have a long way to go if they want to prevent a second strike. BART issued a statement today saying the unions’ request for a wage increase would mean an 18 percent fare […]

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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 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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Live Video: Strikers Stop Traffic at Oakland Port

November 20, 2012 | 9:12 am

Live Video: Strikers Stop Traffic at Oakland Port

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Strikers blocked traffic at the Port of Oakland Tuesday morning, but did not disrupt operations at Oakland International Airport, officials said. “In the maritime area, we are seeing disruptions and impacts on truckers and longshore workers trying to get to their jobs, but it is still a very fluid situation,” the Port of Oakland said […]

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Report: SEIU Protest Leads to Arrests at de Young Museum Event

September 8, 2012 | 6:30 am

Report: SEIU Protest Leads to Arrests at de Young Museum Event

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KTVU reports that police arrested 19 protesters who took part in a demonstration Friday night that blocked the doors of the de Young Museum. The protest occurred during the Friday Night at the de Young Museum event. The demonstration stemmed from a contract dispute between museum workers represented by SEIU Local 1021 and the Corporation […]

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