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 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.
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