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Union says tentative agreement reached with BART

Original post made on Dec 21, 2013

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 announced yesterday that a tentative agreement on outstanding contract items had been reached with BART management.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, December 21, 2013, 1:17 PM

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Posted by Registered Joe
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 21, 2013 at 5:57 pm

BART and the unions agreed to remove the controversial Section 4.8 of the contract that would have granted union employees six weeks paid leave to deal with family emergencies.

The ink is hardly dry and already Antonette Bryant from ATU local 1555 is at it again: "We have been outraged that BART management would hold the Bay Area riders hostage like this," she said.

Sorry, who was it that held the Bay Area hostage by striking twice in 2013?

You'd think she's running for office. Well, she is. The office is the presidency of her union.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 22, 2013 at 7:51 pm

What's so bad about FREE SPEECH? duh...


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Posted by Afful Farder
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:16 am

The BART board gave still more away during this last negotiation. BART riders get hosed again. The BART workers should be fired. Very easy to hire replacement workers, at half the current workers compensation, as 90% of BART workers are extremely low skilled. Even Cholo could be a BART worker.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 25, 2013 at 12:23 pm

what i've anjoyed re: the negotiations is that BART cannot takes the union workers hostage...

not only that, at least one member of the BART team sleeps with union members...

it will soon be revealed!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!