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What’s Next for Muni After Sickout?

June 2, 2014 | 5:56 pm

What’s Next for Muni After Sickout?

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Labor expert says ‘interest arbitration’ will happen if management and labor can’t strike a deal.

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Port of Oakland Truckers Threaten New Work Stoppage

November 18, 2013 | 9:30 am

Port of Oakland Truckers Threaten New Work Stoppage

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Independent truckers want delay in state rule that requires them to buy cleaner diesel engines.

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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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East Bay’s Fast-Food Workers Walk Out

August 29, 2013 | 12:13 pm

East Bay’s Fast-Food Workers Walk Out

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Hundreds of workers at 37 fast-food restaurants in the East Bay went on a one-day strike Thursday.

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Gov. Brown Will Seek Court Order to Stop BART Strike If No Agreement Reached

August 9, 2013 | 4:16 pm

Gov. Brown Will Seek Court Order to Stop BART Strike If No Agreement Reached

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UPDATE: None of the unions involved in negotiations with BART management submitted a 48-hour strike notice on Friday — necessary if either union would want to strike in the event a contract is not agreed upon by the Sunday midnight deadline and the court rejects Gov. Brown’s request for a cooling off period. A 48-hour […]

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BART Strike Update: Negotiations Continue

August 9, 2013 | 8:13 am

BART Strike Update: Negotiations Continue

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Bay Area Rapid Transit union leaders say they’re prepared to strike next week if they don’t reach an agreement on a new contract this weekend. BART managers and union leaders are scheduled to resume negotiations Friday, but their proposals remain tens of millions of dollars apart on wages, pensions and health care benefits. In a […]

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AC Transit Union Could Strike Wednesday

August 5, 2013 | 5:19 pm

AC Transit Union Could Strike Wednesday

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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 […]

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BART Strike Watch: Prospect of Second Walkout Worries Small Business Owners

July 26, 2013 | 8:08 am

BART Strike Watch: Prospect of Second Walkout Worries Small Business Owners

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By Isabel Angell The BART strike earlier this month stranded some 200,000 commuters for almost five days. BART and its unions are back in negotiations, but the unions say they will strike again if there’s no deal by Aug. 4. But it’s not just commuters who would be affected by another strike. A lot of […]

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Will BART Workers Go On Strike Again Aug. 4?

July 24, 2013 | 9:30 am

Will BART Workers Go On Strike Again Aug. 4?

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A month after BART workers ended a four-day walkout, BART management and union representatives are back at the bargaining table, but so far there’s little indication they’re any closer to an agreement than they were at the beginning of July. San Francisco Chronicle transportation reporter Michael Cabanatuan has been following the story and spoke with […]

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BART Trains Start Running Again

July 5, 2013 | 3:32 pm

BART Trains Start Running Again

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BART trains are back in service Friday afternoon after a four-day worker strike, agency officials said. A total of 35 trains were in service as of 3 p.m., when service resumed on the BART system, according to agency officials. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 and Service Employees International Union Local 1021 had been on strike […]

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