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.
4 weird ways Seattle, San Francisco are hyping Sunday's game
Fans are getting a little crazy in anticipation of this weekend's NFC West showdown. Full Story
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Great Dickens Christmas Fair: Kids, 19th-century London and no iPhones!
It's not just London -- it's London of 1865 during Christmastime, which gives the whole place an extra layer of magic. And even better -- they didn't have iPods or iPhones in 1865, so my kids stayed off their electronic devices for more than four hours. That has to qualify as a Christmas miracle.
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Simon Cowell rips Russell Brand
'X Factor’ judge says Brand should put his money where his mouth is after calling for revolution.