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BART unions set to vote starting tomorrow on contract offers

Original post made on Jul 13, 2009

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote starting tomorrow on a contract offer that management says is fair but union leaders haven't endorsed because they say it isn't very good.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, July 11, 2009, 7:59 AM

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Posted by Dave
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:20 am

Let's hope there are a few union members with any common sense! Already the most highly paid with the best benefits in the rail industry, and they have the gall to even be talking strike! Let them hit the streets and find out just how well they already have it. How many of us enjoy the benefits that BART employees currently get, and yet they want more.

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Posted by J
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm

Unless I mis-heard what was said on the news this morning, the contract proposal they will be voting on calls for a 3 year pay freeze and benefits to be locked at the current levels. Seems to be a reasonable contract given the current economy and unemployment numbers.

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