Document: Unions' lawsuit against BART
BART's two largest labor unions sued the transit agency Tuesday over its refusal to accept a disputed paid leave provision in recently negotiated labor contracts.
Could 'miscommunication-based clerical error' lead to another BART strike?
One estimate says disputed family medical leave clause could add $44.2 million in costs to a four-year deal that already cost $67 million.
BART's board of directors issue full statement on mysterious contract clause
Late Friday night, after a three-hour closed session meeting, BART's board of directors released this statement to the public regarding the controversy surrounding the enhanced family medical leave act provision:The board of directors met in closed session Friday and has voted 7-1 to release the
BART contract Section 4.8 -- Family Medical Leave
A brief timeline showing how this now-controversial subsection of the BART contract barely raised eyebrows at first: April 1 -- Exchanged proposals, including disputed Family Medical Leave (Section 4.
Daniel Borenstein: BART officials have no one but themselves to blame for the latest contract debacle
Nevertheless, the provision providing six weeks' full salary to workers who take family leave must not stand. BART board members should reject the entire contract if the unions refuse to remove it.
This family survived 2 days of below-freezing cold in an overturned Jeep
A desperate search for a couple and four children missing for two days in the below-zero cold of Nevada turned jubilant Tuesday when rescuers found them alive near their overturned Jeep. Full Story
(Fran ois Duhamel)
Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' predictably magical
Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks shine in a film that depicts how Walt Disney struggled to convince persnickety 'Mary Poppins' author P.L. Travers to sell him the film rights to her beloved story.
(Mike Windle/Getty Images for NYLON Magazine)
Demi Lovato says she couldn't go 30 minutes without cocaine
Former Disney actress and current 'X Factor’ judge says she hit rock bottom at age 19.