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Oakland Protesters Chain Themselves To Trains

More than two dozen protesters tied to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, have chained themselves to trains, stopping service from Oakland to San Francisco and shutting down a major station in the Bay Area Rapid Transit system.


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Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit In Shooting Death Of Oscar Grant

A jury rejected a civil rights lawsuit on Tuesday filed by the father of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a transit officer at a San Francisco Bay Area train station.


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Autopsy: BART Officer Died Of Gunshot Wound To Chest

An autopsy has revealed that a San Francisco Bay Area transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.


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Police: Slain Officer Was Seeking Stolen Laptop

Authorities say a San Francisco Bay Area public transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer while searching an apartment was looking for a laptop and other stolen items.


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ATU Local 1555 To Vote On Revised BART Labor Deal

One of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit agency’s largest unions is scheduled to vote on a revised labor deal to resolve months of heated negotiations.


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BART, Union Leaders Reach Pact

The threat of another commute-crippling transportation strike in the San Francisco Bay area receded on Saturday when officials for the region’s transit rail system and negotiators for its two largest labor unions said they had resolved the latest sticking point in their months-long negotiations and reached a new contract.


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BART, Unions Meeting Again Over Contract Provision

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions will be meeting for a second day over a key contract provision that has led to a lawsuit.


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BART Unions Sue Transit Agency Over Provision Left Out Of Approved Contract

The new labor deal approved by the board left out a Family Medical Leave Act provision both sides signed off on to end an October strike.


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Inmates Learn Tech Sector From Silicon Valley Pros

The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled “prisoner” and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.


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BART OKs Deal Without Family Medical Leave Provision

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit board on Thursday approved a tentative contract deal after stripping out a disputed family medical leave provision that officials with its two largest unions have said they want in the deal.


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BART, Unions Meet Over Contract Provision Dispute

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and its two largest unions were meeting on Monday to go over the agency’s estimates of how much a disputed contract provision would cost.


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BART Calls For Return To Bargaining Table

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit’s contract with its two largest unions appears to be facing uncertainty as the agency called late Friday for a return to the bargaining table, just weeks after the agreement settled a dispute that had caused two strikes.