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July 17, 2014

Long Island Rail Road strike averted, deal reached

Provides the 17% wage increase recommended by the Presidential Emergency Board, and includes the first-ever healthcare contributions from the 5,400 workers that make up the eight unions while protecting commuters and the MTA’s long-term financial stability.


July 15, 2014

Updated: Long Island Rail negotiations collapse, workers prepare to strike

Union negotiators said Monday that talks had collapsed amid a dispute over whether future employees should be required to contribute to their health insurance and pensions.


July 10, 2014

Possible strike would shut down largest commuter rail system in U.S.

New York’s MTA and unions representing employees of Long Island Rail Road are reconvening Thursday at noon to work out a deal to avert a strike that would hobble about 300,000 daily commuters amid Long Island’s peak tourism season.


April 7, 2014

Vt. transit agency solves labor issues

CCTA drivers and management were fighting over split-shift lengths, disciplinary policies, the use of part-time drivers and wages.


April 3, 2014

SEPTA’s biggest union may call strike

May happen as soon as Sunday, when the transit system’s last union contract expires. SEPTA and the union plan to come to the bargaining table on Thursday.


February 12, 2014

London Underground unions suspend strike

Will continue to discuss halting proposed staff cuts. The cuts are part of Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan to remove ticket booths and place more staff members on platforms and concourses as riders switch to paying fares with Oyster cards that open gates automatically.


February 5, 2014

London Tube strike causes commuting chaos

Causes long lines at bus stops, packed buses, and thousands of commuters taking to the roads on bikes and on foot. Union rail drivers protesting job losses and plans to close manned ticket offices may stay off the job for two days this week and another two next week.


December 13, 2013

BART, unions back to bargaining table after lawsuit

Attempting to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that included a family medical leave clause, which the agency says it cannot afford. Unions are not ruling out the option of a third strike.


December 9, 2013

Disabled brace for possible BART, AC Transit strikes

While one agency reaches the end of its "cooling-off period" and another could strike any time, passengers say they are disproportionately affected.


November 18, 2013

BART to renew labor talks to discuss contract provision

Said a family medical leave provision that gives its 2,300 union workers up to six weeks of paid leave each year would be too expensive and that it was “erroneously” included in the contract that settled two recent strikes.


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