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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.

December 10, 2013

Charlotte's transit system, union reach agreement

Bus operations will continue with regular service while a vote by the full union membership is scheduled for Thursday. Both parties have been in contract negotiations throughout the summer and fall.

October 18, 2013

BART goes on strike for second time in 4 months

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

AC Transit strike averted, BART still in talks

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.

October 15, 2013

Trains run as BART, union talks continue

Negotiations between the agency’s management and transit system’s union continued past the 11:59 p.m. strike deadline. At about 5:30 a.m., a federal mediator announced that both sides were taking a break and will be returning to the bargaining table this afternoon.

October 10, 2013

With cooling-off period nearing end, BART may strike

In the final day, the unions representing BART employees and the transit agency have not reached a deal. However, the unions declined to give the customary 72 hours' notice this week that they would strike once the cooling-off period expires.

August 6, 2013

AC Transit, union reach agreement

The new agreement provides for a wage increase of 9.5% that will be phased in over the three years of the contract.

July 29, 2013

Calif. agency workers strike

Paratransit Services, the Washington-based nonprofit that has operated Lake Transit since 2007, has been in ongoing negotiations for a new three-year contract with members of Teamsters Local 665

July 3, 2013

Progress made in BART strike talks

The transit system and union workers made progress in talks that began Tuesday evening and are expected to resume Wednesday afternoon. However, workers are on strike for a third consecutive day. The unions want a 5% raise each year over the next three years.

July 1, 2013

BART workers strike, AC Transit in talks

Negotiators for BART's two largest employee unions left a bargaining session in Oakland late Sunday. Meanwhile, talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing. The agency is still running service, even though no new labor agreement was reached.


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