amalgamated transit union http://kalw.org en BART strike enters 2nd day, commutes worsen http://kalw.org/post/bart-strike-enters-2nd-day-commutes-worsen <div class="article-description" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 23.75px;"><p style="margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; line-height: 1.5em;">UPDATE 1:37PM:</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:59:08 +0000 Isabel Angell 29595 at http://kalw.org BART strike enters 2nd day, commutes worsen BART workers strike http://kalw.org/post/bart-workers-strike-0 <p style="margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; line-height: 23.75px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;">Bay Area Rapid Transit workers are now on strike after failing to reach a deal on contract negotiations.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:01:30 +0000 Isabel Angell 29534 at http://kalw.org BART workers strike BART unions prepare for strike authorization vote http://kalw.org/post/bart-unions-prepare-strike-authorization-vote <div class="article-description" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 23.75px;"><p style="margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; line-height: 1.5em;">With no solution in sight to a wage impasse, labor unions representing the Bay Area's commuter rail system are voting Tuesday whether to authorize a strike.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:06:32 +0000 Isabel Angell 29260 at http://kalw.org BART unions prepare for strike authorization vote BART and unions begin contract negotiations http://kalw.org/post/bart-and-unions-begin-contract-negotiations <p><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">BART contracts for its union workers – who make up almost 90 percent of BART’s over 3,000 employees – are set to expire on June </span>30th<span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">. That’s sent BART and union leaders to the negotiating table. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 16:49:34 +0000 Isabel Angell 25357 at http://kalw.org BART and unions begin contract negotiations