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BART has not received 72-hour pre-strike notice; negotiations continuing

Contract negotiations between BART management and its labor unions continue and are expected to continue until at least the extended deadline of 11:59 p.m., Thursday, July 9. At present, the labor unions have not issued a 72-hour strike notice.

Strike Notice Background
Under the current negotiation ground rules, ATU 1555 and SEIU 1021 have agreed to notify BART management at least 72 hours before beginning a strike. At present, BART management has confirmed that ATU and SEIU have not sent a 72 hour pre-strike notice.

If BART were to receive such a notice, BART management would inform customers as soon as possible. BART’s official website is the best source of official, accurate information about BART service and possible labor-related impacts on service, including a page with updates and options in the event of a strike.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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