Amid rising public frustration, BART may hold referendum on whether walkouts should be banned.
Vote was on deal reached after months of tortured talks — and strikes — over salary, benefits, safety.
Early images of the October BART strike show commuters fighting traffic and BART workers picketing.
Bay Area commuters face slow going as BART contract talks break down for the second time this year.
Group of software developers create interactive tools to help people understand the negotiations.
An expert says BART’s move sends ‘a serious bargaining signal’ to unions — though talks continue.
With BART labor talks going down to the wire again, we ask about the personal impact of a strike.
With a week to go before a possible strike, BART unions shift stance on pay, pensions and benefits.
Protesters are gathering outside several Bay Area Walmart stores this morning. Members of the group Organization United for Respect at Walmart — or Our Walmart — say the company should pay higher wages, offer better health care coverage and improve job safety conditions. About a hundred protesters are trying to keep people from shopping at the Walmart store in Richmond.
Strikes? At Wal-Mart? For years the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company has successfully resisted efforts to organize its workers. But in recent weeks, protests have broken out at some of its stores, including San Leandro and Richmond. Now protesters say they are making their biggest push ever on the biggest shopping day of the year. On Black […]