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are right away. >> what happened is the union decided to that they want to take the money that was on the table and not the work rules that worked on the table. >> we offered to go to arbitration then refused we had the framework for an economic agreement at this is not about the money this is about an employer who once the workers to go out on strike. >> the mediator has left and he says there is nothing left to be done. >> as of this moment both units will be on strike at midnight tonight. >> they had a pretty good
agreement about the money but it came down to the issue of work rules. >> bart unions were on when to move on the changes that management were willing to make. so here we are now looking at a strike at midnight. >> do we know in the examples of the work rules? >> for example if they bring in technology and change the way something is being done that means that they have to bring in the union that will have workers switch from one area to another. they want
to have greater flexibility with that. we do not have all the specifics on the work rules. >> the bottom line is that you said they offered an alternative and take the work rules and give it to an independent arbitrator management meant was on willing to do that. >> to have any idea why management said no to the third-party arbitration work? >> management indicated that the unions were on an offering that third-party arbitron on the work rules.
>> there is salary there is pension there is health care and there are work rules and they looked at it as a whole package so if something was one to go to the opera traded it would have to be the whole package and not just one piece the negotiations. >> madge it was unwilling to do that >> management would on willing to do that and both sides were coming very very close and on the last few asians issues that were not able to come together. so now we're want to have a strike last than seven hours of for now. >> the unions tela here is what
the change the strike if management changes their mind about the work rules or management changes the mines and agrees to the independent arbitrator. at this point this is not what management is thinking and they say that the union should take this latest proposal to the rank and file and put it to a boat. and >> they had been negotiating since it 10:00 last night at all for the morning until
about 4:00 this afternoon they state they sacrifice and thought they were moving closer and closer to an agreement and it turns out that they are is about as close as they could be an arbitrator mediator was brought in. in light >> wasn't a surprise that the unions are striking at midnight?. airlin >> the length of time that they had been at the table people thought they were coming to an agreement. it was clear that they are
going to a strike. >> this is a people's story and will want to take a look at some of the facebook comments. >> people jump on social media of facebook and commented about what this all bart strike means to get them. >> norman says bart should do the workers and hire people who want to work. >> britain is says. >> public transportation should never be halted. >> mount cook commented i
feel sorry for the people depend on bart to get them to work every day to earn their living. >> what so many people out of work they are so lucky to have their job. >> hey bart hire me is what one facebook, entered stated. >> there are many people that believe that the union workers are being greedy as you know it is quite expensive to live here in the bay area. >> let's take a look at the scene in july and a ferry where there was some chaos by commuters. >> a look at the freeway
some real headaches for comedic commuters back in july. >> the predictions for this strike means that there be a lot more people affected and allow more people commuting. align the will also be longwise for buses and a lot of people scrambling, late for work and getting up early to find transportation to get to work. >> we have to think that it will be worse because kids are back in school and people are not on vacation as they were the fourth of july weekend when bart was on strike this summer. allie >> there will be a charter
buses in place in the east bay stations which will take you to san francisco and dropping off in the morning and take you back to the east bay in the late afternoon and early evening. it is first come first serve and you want to get there early. malign >> bart workers walking off at midnight tonight you can check our facebook and twitter pages you can also download our mobile app to
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bart workers say they will walk off the job at midnight. we have relied on the phone and to net who is a union rep. allied >> what happened and to neanno inteete? it was never our intention to stop negotiations and walk off the job and strike. >> it thus sticking point is working rules was the big issue? appeared >> people need to understand that it was at 1
percent pay increase which is a negative for some of our members. >> where were core that it would be a 12% pay raise over four used years of those numbers accurate? appeared >> those numbers are accurate it's a 12% pay increase, 4% in pension which eased 8% and then you have 9.25 which leaves you at a -1.25%. >> tell us if it is working rose basically give us an example of what you are talking about.
>> what kind of work rules held this up question mark >> we have had various grievances that we have loss' based on something was violated. >> the district wants us to not have. >> is anybody or any chance of anybody talking tonight or is that building basically empty? >> i have to be honest with you we have been in the businesses 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning. >> some have suggested that
coming out to bash each other may have been counter productive any thoughts on that criticism? >> when the not-the district they came out humanizing them and build lives in them knowing that these are the same workers appeared >> bart is one of the best transit agencies in the country. >> developing tonight and
huge apartment fire on the peninsula lead dozens of people without a home. >> tonight kron4 has team coverage terisa estacio talked to a couple who narrowly escaped the flames, but first rob fladeboe is live at the scene in redwood city. >> what are park barber says anyone who was on the fourth floor is likely to be alive and this evening. >> we have some video that will show you search teams and they could buy a dog looking for bodies at the time there were four people still missing and they have now been accounted for and that is the good news no loss of life here. >> but there is plenty of damage here to go around. airline it was a rule measure at 5:00 this morning
people screaming and alarms going and people trying to get out. >> it was the fourth story apartment building people evacuate themselves as well as others who needed to be backing away from elevators. >> you can see how the fire was burning through the roof of the apartments the roof collapsed it was a chaotic scene. >> the fourth for is for the fire had started their >> your chances of an accidental fire occurring i want to be great whether it is cooking cabblecandles. allied
for people suffered minor to moderate injuries. >> some lost everything to the fast-moving fire made the that must work by a lack of sprinklers. >> it took more than 100 firefighters to bring the sixth alarm blaze under control just after 9:00 a.m. this morning. >> the fire marshal says damage estimated at about three and half million dollars and i have another half million in content. >> talks have broken down bart workers telling us they will walk off the job at midnight tonight. commuters are now scrambling to find options for tomorrow stay with us on kron4 news back
scrambling for transportation to work tomorrow. >> we still have been always a part. >> because of a mediator to try to reach an agreement but unfortunately we cannot do that. the lin >> we still do not have an agreement on wages and that is part of the economic package which is up for debate. >> we still have not heard a good example of what kind of work rules is the issue here
can you give us an idea? >> one of them is that we want workers to work a full work week before they get overtime. >> currently if they are out of day during the week they can still get overtime on their first regular day off. >> let's confirm the numbers, but scott we are hearing a 12% pay raise over four years. >> health insurance contributions would be 9.5% of the premium. >> is there any chance that did could change is there
anyone left in the building?. >> if the unions will like to discuss this more we are still here in the buildings. >> they're saying that their offers to let a third party arbitrator take over why the managements say no to that? >> because the proposal would be on the supplemental issues not the entire package. >> so you're saying you would have agreed it it had been another way >> i would have considered it if it was the whole package, but i don't know that for sure. >> so bottom line there is
no plans for anyone to talk at this point? >> not the last time but we are here if they want to talk. >> the walkout was it back in july and it was a mess, the freeways were jammed and commuters were frustrated. >> it says that they were pretty close. >> union officials say they were pretty close in the economics but it was the work rules. >> manager was to have
greater flexibility and greater control of how they direct their workers. >> over the years they have created various work rules with the unions and they want to reverse that and give management back control over these things appeared >> the unions they agree to some of these things but they also had to say no and that's what they are right now. >> union officials have agreed that they will go on strike at midnight tonight. >> again bart management says they violated many laws doing this for negotiating process. >> the question here is what about that other option but to talk to rick rise about with binding arbitration. >> they want to take it to an arbitrator and let him have the last say on it and
unions says this is a far way to go but management did not want to do this just on the work was issues at it all has to be looked at together. >> j.r. stone is like a bart station in san francisco getting reaction from writers. >> i have been injured during writerwriterriders most e put the blame on the union specifically though workers and their demands. >> i have been interviewed people for the past couple hours if you ask almost everybody on the bart system they have an opinion about this matter.
>> the majority of them sighting with the union. and they are upset over this situation. >> we do have the latest information on the bart strike at midnight stay with us on kron4 dock, perry >> will keep the update also all are facebook and twitter pay dues and you can download our mobile app. it was on this day in 1989 and an earthquake quick your looking as his for more than 60 people died this is just so the widespread damage appeared >> at today as six to 4:00
p.m. was the great chick out it was the state 9089 dunlop three to earthquake hit it was a 6.9 and it didn't major damage across the bay area, more than 60 people died thousands of others were hurt this is just some of the widespread damage. the shaking lasted over 10 minutes. >> today at 10:17 a.m. millions of californians took part in a drill known as the great and chick out. they covered their heads, grabbed something sturdy and it was all part of being ready in case of another ea>> at here is a video of
unbelievable images and people around here were old enough to share their memories appear >> jennifer says it was a long time before i was able to cross the bridge. >> i remember every detail like it was yesterday. >> i remember this day like it was yesterday's i remember the cards on the streets dropping as if they were low riders. >> cars were just jumping on
>> 84 in santa rosa. >> 69 in half moon bay today. >> a live look outside for the golden gate bridge where you can see crystal clear skies and temperatures is still on the warm side appeared >> still in the '80s and fairfield and livermore. >> 79 right now in san mateo. >> at the sea breeze wins it will pick up the coast line and bring cooler conditions at the coast line. >> tonight's temperatures will be a little bit warmer the upper '40's and '50's. >> pick temperatures out the
door tomorrow a zero '40's and low 50's creek chili in santa rosa at 4344 in napa. >> 51 in san jose appeared >> the afternoon 80 in redwood city 82 and low scott was in san the tail perry >> 80 in concord, 88 in copper. >> seventh court in richmond tomorrow >> to do is back in the '60 and ocean and beach. >> the extended forecast tomorrow: and a cooling
trend could continue through the weekend. >> the cooling trend will continue through the middle of next week. >> the bart strike announced for midnight at the union workers say they are walking off the job tonight. >> the federal mediator has already left the building. >> take a look at some of the scenes from the last strike in july. >> these all long lines for the fairies appear >> with a lot of people complaining that they had to get up for work hours before the usual time that they get up to catch the bart trains. >> buses were packed.
>> the prediction for this strike since many more workers will be affected than were in july. >> broadcasts and charter buses set up for the last strike in this case they have an increasing number of station 200 buses will be at least nine stations. >> the key here if you want to get go get there early the buses will start to take it people to set this is good near the church as a terminal at 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. there will be five to 15 buses at each station depending on how crowded the station could be a peer >> parking will be free and bart has also said that it
is important to get there early. >> you get back from center cisco to the east bay, with the same ticket appeared >> casual car pool will also be proper to mar a lot of places where you can hop in someone's carpet or the war to drive you get to drive in the fast lane of the carpool lane as well the lafayette bart station. has spot where cattle car pools are set up peer >> we do have a section on our web site at our mobile with a broad section about everything you need to know including information about casual car pooling and
information on bart charter buses will be set up appeared from the east bay to sentences or tomorrow morning. >> again we are looking live outside of the bart talks were a lot of people thought this would be the day with the would get an agreement that did not happen and the workers are walking off the job at midnight. >> stay with us after the break of kron 4 news. look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver.
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>> both sides have been added for 30 hours a cents at 7:00 a.m. yesterday morning they got hung up on work rules with management one to change those rules and as a ribbon so they could not agree and the federal mediator said there was no more than he could do and now we are looking at at 12 midnight strike appeared >> shortly before 4:00 p.m. they came out and said that they are worn on strike. >> i must inform the public that at midnight tonight we will be on strike. >> union members said the strike is unavoidable because management refuses to compromise. >> this is not a union strike this is a management strike brought on by
absolute air raids by the fact that they think they can take workers are right away. >> salary health-care and pension and they got caught up on work rules >> we have the framework for an economic agreement this is not about the money this is about an employer who once the workers to go out on strike appeared >> management says they are offering a generous package, but they need to have looked at the work rules because all the new rules that management needs the flexibility to run bart as it sees it. >> what happened is the union said decided to that they want to take the money on the table, but not the work rules on the table and they forced management to put off or on the table
that include a rights that we set for it appeared >> management said they cannot lead the rank and file vote on certain things. >> taking those work rule issues and bring it to an arbitrator and let that person make the final decision the union is willing to do that but the management says know that this is a complete package and we cannot do that just on the issue of work rules at as a result management took a hard line there and the union says no and now we are facing a strike at midnight. >> continuing our team approach kron4 j.r. stone is
in san francisco and a barge station talking to frustrated bart riders. >> the majority of the writers and i talked to say they have feelings on both sides. >> i'm with the employee's estate one commuter. >> i think that's bart employees have much support so i think they stood saddle up and get back to work
state another commuter. >> most of them aren't more than any of us. >> is there one side that you are more upset what? >> certainly a lot of opinions one thing on both sides at all writers that are frustrated and many learned the news when i told them as they were getting on the bart trains. >> most shrugged and said up again here ago. >> and joining us now on the phone is the john goodwin with the metropolitan transit commission. >> how many people ride bart?
>> it is not want to be pretty. a lot so the fact that tomorrow is friday i predict the crowds a little bit we can also and this will have the ac transit because the governor issued a 60 day cooling off periods for their potential strike. >> do you give us a ball park idea of how many people are taught about? >> roughly speaking 10
percent more traffic be valiu volume than in july. >> i think the will of thumb that there will be 10% more volume on the roadways tomorrow. >> what the hon people use bart? >> over 400,000 passenger trips each day. >> we're telling people here are the options to get around is there enough capacity to handle? >> will have very limited
charter bus services and to sentence the scope here >> you have there is on the water along with the ac transit together that will absorb just and fraction of what bart traffic handled in state. >> carpooling will be the best way to get around. >> we have been looking at pictures why you are talking shore of a strike in july. >> do you have any basic advice for people? >> it is possible to telecommute do so. >> it is possible to take the day off to mars do so. >> tried to avoid putting
too much demand on the transportation during the peak periods. airline >> if you absolutely positively have to be there i recommend carpooling. >> the car pool lanes hours have been extended for tomorrow. >> from 5 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. continuously on how we 868880 and the approaches to in from the san mateo bridge. >> you can stick connected to kron4 the outcome and come up as expected advice on how to get around. >> again that strike starts
tonight at midnight you could check out our facebook and twitter pages and download are mobile apps where there is a bart section to get information on the latest news. >> we continue to follow the breaking news no deal on the bart negotiations appeared >> will have the weather will we come back. >>
a huge fire airport building on the peninsula look at the damage we continue to follow breaking news no deal reached in the bart dispute manning a strike beginning at midnight. >> firefighters said people were lucky to get out alive at the seat of a huge apartment fire in were ed wood city. >> there were flames and thick black smoke billowing from the fourth floor of the terrace apartments on woodside road pirie it relied a lot of people had
to climb down from balcony's. >> some more evacuate by ladder trucks. >> four people were injured. >> everybody has been accounted for 3 1/2 million dollars worth of damage to the big building and a half a million dollars in personal things appeared >> we will continue to follow breaking news no deal reached after long negotiations bart workers to strike at midnight when will have the update at 6:30 p.m.. avo: the volkswagen "sign then drive" sales event is back. which means it's never been easier to get a new passat, awarded j.d. power's most appealing midsize car,
service you can catch a free bus at the following stations lafayette and hayward. let the buses will take people from the east bay to near the center cisco trial appeared >> buses will leave between 5 and 8:00 a.m. and the return trips are from 3 to 7:00 p.m. from sentences go back to the east bay station pier >> there will be 5250 buses at each stage to get there early first come first serve and parking is free pier >> ac transit possince they will not add extra personnel tomorrow there will be up service on an as needed basis using the step that they have the service was they the same.
>> the centers is the bay area will pull out all available vessels on the bay spares double and departures leading every 45 minutes. >> people were packed on to those posts last july. >> the ferries are expecting a lot of extra people and ticket sales. >> people are commenting about the strike on our fan page on facebook. >> one man says get the jobs to people want to work. >> fire them all and hire veterans that are willing to work another fan. >> there are plenty of
people will take your place. allied >> i set fire them all. >> i support the bart workers the middle class need to support each other and not tear each other down appeared >> you have been holding us hostage for two long you should all lose your jobs. >> people are tired of dealing with a strike threat and now the strike is set to hit at midnight tonight. >> it was another warm day around the bay. >> at this hour still in the upper '70's.
>> 59 in half moon bay. 61 and they city. >> tomorrow warmer conditions out the door in the morning market degree readings. >> by 10:00 a.m. it will get into the '60s and '70s. >> after talk tomorrow '70s and '80s and low cooler later tomorrow night due to a sea breeze that went. >> loaf is right now in san francisco. 48 livermore. >> 79 in palo alto. >> 74 and now in downtown
san francisco. >> the extended forecast tomorrow little changed for saturday and sunday. >> here is another reason to make sure you get enough sleep. >> a new study says that the time i brains, ball was described as a cleaning spree, flushing out cellular raced it's actually something been observed in
mice, scientists think it happens in people to. it >> new developments in the investigation of the fourth of july fireworks accident in southern california. allied fire officials said the blast was caused by a fire workers still that did not work properly. >> it exploded inside the modern, causing other explosions. >> 28 people were injured with debris flying into the crowd. it >> would continue to follow the breaking news and no deal reached after long negotiations bart workers to deal reached after long negot[ male announcer ]rs to you got to love the weekend. it's like everyone came together and said, "if it's good, let's save it for the weekend." so here's to the kfc ten buck weekend bucket. ten pieces, ten bucks.
>> enough is enough. >> if they go on strike we should fire them all and give some body was to work a job. >> one of the needs to relent and i thought the offers were very fair. >> please reconsider because you are creating chaos in the bay area. >> i think they invite the media into the conversations it would be better for everyone. >> bart workers are not
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>> that have been here negotiating for 30 hours union members said they were very close that agree on pension, health care and closed on saturday but it was work rules that management would not agree to appear in >> the bottom line here is that officials what management say that they are often a very generous package, but they had to take a hard line on the work rules because rules had been in place for years and they need greater flexibility and work rules needed to change so that they could have greater control over the people working for them and you had to draw the line in the sand there. >> you remember it did offer one change they said ok if we cannot agree on the work rules as go to binding arbitration and let an arbitrator decide and
management did not want to do that. >> an arbitrator could have made a decision one way or that other but again management decided against that because they want the whole package looked at entirely as opposed to just a small portion. >> at this hour we are waiting at the bart board of directors that are coming down the sidewalk right now to address the news media. >> guards at general manager that make the decisions. >> these are the ones that did the general manager orders. >> we want to pan over and show you this man who is the president of the bart board and he's want to make a statement right now. >> " i am president of bart
board of directors with other directors with me we have been in this building so thank you since sunday night working to try to get an agreement appeared >> on sunday we push for a comprehensive proposal with a 12% pay increase over four years this is the best benefit package in the country the union said no to us. >> we have been a trying to negotiate we know that we had this show some flexibility in have onto many things. we are willing to put more money on the table to get a deal. the other thing where we show flexibility on a package up
work rules that we are really needed. >> the rules may do we have control and can we make decisions for the districts about overtime, about judge thomas simons about scheduling and technology. >> managers had no control those things and that needed to change. >> these work rules create waste and inefficiency and have an impact on our routers and management is to have greater control over those work rules. >> we also thought as a comprehensive package that will make in and some of the agreements were signed off on the work world we're very surprised today when the union walked out. >> they said it would not want to talk to us any more and delivered an ultimatum so we are here today that we
want to keep this process going. we need to come to an agreement with the union. >> they walked away from the tables that a comprehensive agreement is not acceptable. >> we put us back out on sunday and they took that to their members and could vote. as of october 70 tonight there has not been one vote. >> another option is come back to this building we are here to talk we are here for as long as it takes. >> with that i don't have any more to say in " >> arbitration is an option the offer that we had
tonight is that will alter the par-3 what in our budget the parts that we don't want. >> we will look at the two last packages that we provided and there is one that we love to discuss with them perry >> the union gave us an ultimatum and walk away from the table. >> we will be here as long as it takes. >> will have more for you
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