Posts Tagged ‘BART’

Jan
2014
8

ATU Local 1555 Members Accept BART Contract, Clashes Nearly in the Rearview

ATU Local 1555 Members Accept BART Contract, Clashes Nearly in the Rearview
  After months of tense negotiations and labor actions, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 has voted to accept a revised contract from Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).  The other union involved, SEIU Local 1021, will vote on the contract on January 13th.  Both unions originally agreed to the contracts on November 1st, 2013, only to [&hellip...;
Aug
2013
7

Former CA Building Trades Pres. Appointed to 3-Person BART Strike Investigation Panel

Former CA Building Trades Pres. Appointed to 3-Person BART Strike Investigation Panel
  This brief announcement comes via SBCTC.org… *** Governor Jerry Brown has announced that he has appointed SBCTC President Emeritus Bob Balgenorth to a three-member panel charged with investigating and reporting on the contract dispute between Bay Area Rapid Transit and its unions. The Governor stated that he created the panel in hopes...
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Jun
2013
27

BART Strike Looms in San Francisco as Officials Trot Out “Phony” Budget Crisis

BART Strike Looms in San Francisco as Officials Trot Out
  Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers may go on strike as early as Monday citing unchecked safety concerns and a lack of good faith bargaining during recent contract negotiations.   Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021, which represents 1,430 mechanics, custodians and clerical workers at BART, voted on...