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  • A University of California sign
  • Union leaders have announced that over 21,000 employees at UC campuses across the state will strike for five days in March.
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  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART is hiring a consultant to figure out why its labor talks have been so unsuccessful and expensive.
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  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART's 9-month-long contract battle with two striking unions wound up costing the agency millions.
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  • BART trains not running
  • After two crippling BART strikes last year, a state senate bill that would forbid strikes among public transit had its first hearing.
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  • BART trains not running
  • After two crippling BART strikes last year, a bill that would forbid strikes among public transit had its first hearing.
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  • Members of BART's largest labor union are voted on Monday on a contract agreement that ended nine months of labor strife.
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  • One of the BART agency's largest unions approved a revised labor deal to resolve months of heated negotiations.
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  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART's Board of Directors has voted to approve a tentative agreement that could end nine months of labor strife with its unions.
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  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • The BART board has set a special meeting in January to approve the amended labor contracts with two of its largest unions.
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  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART workers will get a chance to earn bonuses under their labor agreement.
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  • An AC Transit bus at the temporary Transbay Terminal in San Francisco.
  • AC Transit union workers have ratified their labor contract, avoiding a potential strike.
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  • AC Transit
  • AC Transit is hoping the third time's the charm as drivers and mechanics vote on a tentative deal.
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  • BART train
  • BART and its unions announced a new deal Saturday, saying the final unresolved issue in their ongoing dispute has been resolved.
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  • A man walks under a sign for the 24th Street Mission Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in San Francisco, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • BART and its unions announced a new deal Saturday, saying the final unresolved issue in their ongoing dispute has been resolved.
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  • BART headquarters
  • The holidays are here, but things aren't very merry at BART headquarters where they're still trying to solve the contract dispute.
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  • BART headquarters
  • The holidays are here, but things aren't very merry at BART headquarters where they're still trying to solve the contract dispute.
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  • New BART Board president Joel Keller
  • BART's new Board of Directors President Joel Keller has unveiled a plan to pursue a ballot measure banning public transit strikes.
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  • New BART Board president Joel Keller
  • BART's new Board of Directors President Joel Keller has unveiled a plan to pursue a ballot measure banning public transit strikes.
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BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, SEIU, ATU, lawsuit, bay area traffic, laura anthony
  • The BART board has approved a contract with AFSCME that contains a minor typo.
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  • Poll: Californians gradually souring on unions
  • A Field Poll of voters in California shows less support for organized labor.
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  • BART logo
  • A federal mediator is once again sitting down with BART and its two largest unions; ; this time, over a disputed clause.
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  • A federal mediator is once again sitting down with BART and its two largest unions; ; this time, over a disputed clause.
  • A federal mediator is once again sitting down with BART and its two largest unions; ; this time, over a disputed clause.
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  • Family medical leave act clause in the BART, union contract
  • A federal mediator is sitting down with BART and its unions; this time, over a disputed clause in the contract that ended the strike.
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  • BART lawsuit.
  • BART unions claim the BART district broke California state law when it removed one item from a ratified contract deal.
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  • BART lawsuit.
  • BART unions claim the BART district broke California state law when it removed one item from a ratified contract deal.
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  • Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
  • BART's two largest labor unions announced that they are filing a lawsuit against the transit agency over a disputed clause.
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  • Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
  • ABC7 News has learned that BART's two major unions are preparing a lawsuit against BART to be filed next week.
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  • Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
  • ABC7 News has learned that BART's two major unions are preparing a lawsuit against BART to be filed next week.
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  • BART, Bay Area Rapid Transit
  • There is no BART service this morning systemwide until further notice due to a technical problem
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  • BART directors voted to approve the ratification of the union contract if the Family Medical Leave Act provision is removed.
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  • BART directors are meeting Thursday to vote on a new labor contract, but say they will reject it.
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  • BART board of directors
  • BART?s board of directors are scheduled to vote on a contract with unions today.
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  • BART calls family leave provision a $40M mistake
  • The newest dispute between BART management and its unions prompted a private meeting behind closed doors on Monday.
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  • BART workers on strike
  • The newest dispute between BART management and its unions prompted a private meeting behind closed doors on Monday.
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BART strike, BART, unions, strike, traffic, transportation, SEIU, ATU, bay area traffic, laura anthony
  • With the BART transit system on strike, the Embarcadero Station is closed and nearly empty Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in San Francisco.
  • Bay Area Rapid Transit leaders and union members are meeting to discuss a highly controversial glitch in the new labor contract over family leave.
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  • BART board, unions set to meet over contract error
  • BART's Board of Directors and union members plan to meet Monday to discuss a mistake in the labor contract that ended the strike.
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  • A local politician is pushing for a new law that would ban transit workers from striking.
  • BART's board and union members plan to meet Monday to discuss a mistake in the labor contract that ended the strike.
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  • A local politician is pushing for a new law that would ban transit workers from striking.
  • BART's Board of Directors has voted to return to the bargaining table to resolve an error in the contract that ended the strike.
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  • BART train
  • BART's Board of Directors has voted to return to the bargaining table to resolve an error in the contract that ended the strike.
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  • BART Board of Directors meeting
  • Board of Directors voted 7-1 to direct BART's general manager to go back to the bargaining table to resolve the error.
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  • BART board wants to renegotiate, unions balk
  • BART's board of directors says they want to renegotiate a mistake in the contract, but the unions are balking.
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  • BART Board of Directors meeting
  • BART is trying to wipe the egg off its face after a clumsy mistake that could derail the deal just reached with its unions.
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  • BART train at night
  • BART riders are unhappy to hear there was a mistake found in the contract between BART and its unions and fear another strike.
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  • BART sign in board meeting
  • ABC7 News has learned that BART management is now advising the board to turn down the union contract that ended the strike.
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  • BART board meeting
  • ABC7 News has learned that BART management is now advising the board to turn down the union contract that ended the strike.
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  • State legislators question BART safety policies
  • BART officials faced tough questions Thursday from state lawmakers who want to prevent another tragedy on the rails.
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  • A Bay Area Rapid Transit train arrives at a station Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
  • BART managers will face some tough questions about safety issues at a hearing today.
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  • SEIU picket sign
  • SEIU 1021 and ATU Local 1555 members approved a new contract with BART, which includes a raise and improved safety conditions.
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  • SEIU picket sign
  • SEIU 1021 and ATU Local 1555 members approved a new contract with BART, which includes a raise and improved safety conditions.
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  • SEIU picket sign
  • SEIU 1021 has announced that union members voted overwhelmingly to approve a four-year contract with BART.
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