April 17, 2012
ATU members have been operating under the continued terms of the current contract since its expiration in August 2009.
February 2, 2012
Says it places too many restrictions on how transit systems can spend the money that is allocated to them in the legislation.
December 1, 2011
Individuals participating in the apprentice program include sheltered women who've suffered domestic abuse, ex-offenders who've been convicted of non-violent crime, and individuals recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, among others.
August 10, 2011
The driver was caught on video filling out paperwork while rarely touching the wheel during the video's 57 seconds. The video received more than 130,000 hits, since it was posted on YouTube last month.
August 26, 2009
The tentative agreement must be ratified by the BART Board of Directors at its next regularly scheduled September meeting before taking effect.
August 17, 2009
BART is working to eliminate an estimated $310 million, four-year deficit amid a decline in ridership, state transit funding and sales tax revenue.
August 11, 2009
The new contract, which will save BART an estimated $65 million in labor costs over the next four years, avoids layoffs and furloughs; foregoes raises over the next three years in favor of one-time bonuses; reduces benefits; and changes work rules to give management more say over how employees can be deployed.
June 26, 2009
The site will feature regular updates on negotiations, facts and figures about BART's budget and contract with organized labor, blog entries and video content.
April 14, 2009
Bill C-314 attempts to amend the Criminal Code to protect public transportation workers, by increasing the punishment for aggravated assault when the victim is a public transportation worker.
March 27, 2009
Although neither of the victims were a part of the ATU, the union also joined in the effort to raise money for the families.
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