The unions' contracts with BART expires Sunday, so a strike could potentially begin as soon as Monday morning. Key issues in the talks, which began April 1, are wages, health care costs, pension contribution costs, work rules and safety.
The last time BART employees staged a strike was in September 1997. That walkout lasted six days before a settlement was reached.
This story contains 123 words.
If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.
If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.