Ratification Vote Scheduled for Friday, November 1st
Oakland, CA – Today negotiators and the bargaining team for SEIU 1021 announced that a member ratification vote on the tentative agreement reached with BART has been scheduled for Friday, November 1st.
The union’s chapter bylaws require that members have at least five days to review the details of the contract before a ratification vote can be held. Results of the vote will be announced after votes are counted.
The BART Board of Directors must also approve the contract before it goes into effect.
SEIU 1021 represents over 1,400 BART workers, in 79 different job classifications, including track workers, mechanics, electricians, elevator/escalator techs, facilities and buildings workers, in addition to logistics, inventory, and clerical workers. SEIU 1021 also represents accounting and IT support staff, as well as employee development specialists who provide training on safety and work procedures.