April 7, 2014
CCTA drivers and management were fighting over split-shift lengths, disciplinary policies, the use of part-time drivers and wages.
April 3, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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.
October 22, 2013
BART President Grace Crunican said there would be no announcements on the details of the accord, which still requires the approval of union members.
October 18, 2013
The strike is the result of six months of talks in which transit system and union representatives have been unable to reach a deal. While the unions and BART came close to agreement on economic, health care and pension issues, the parties remain far apart on work rule issues.
October 17, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown called for a strike delay for AC Transit, which will thwart a walkout by bus operators and mechanics. Meanwhile, union officials called off a scheduled strike Wednesday evening and trains are running on schedule.
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