As the threat of a strike looms heavily over Bay Area residents’ heads, negotiations between Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) management and unions continue as they close in on the end of a 60-day cooling-off period.
BART management and its unions were back at the bargaining table Tuesday, when BART’s chief negotiator Tom Hock told ABC7 News he thinks the remaining 48 hours is plenty of time to get a deal done. Talks resumed today at 9:30 a.m.
The Bay Area Council predicts that the possible strike would be worse than the one in July, leading them to come up with contingency plans. The council is urging employers to offer leeway for their employees to get to work.
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