400,000 SF commuters stranded as transit unions strike

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walked off the job early Monday morning after last-minute negotiations failed to produce a new contract agreement. The strike ensured a nightmarish commute to start the week, leaving about 400,000 BART riders to find another way to get work.

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“A strike is always the last resort and we have done everything in our power to avoid it,” said Josie Mooney, a lead negotiator for one of BART’s two major unions, in an e-mailed statement to CBS San Francisco. “We are disappointed that BART’s failure to bargain honestly and fairly means that hundreds of thousands of Bay Area commuters have to suffer.”


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