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Dan Brekke

News Editor at KQED

Dan Brekke appears in the following:

BART Strike Averted for Another Week; California Governor Orders Inquiry

Monday, August 05, 2013

KQED

The latest: Gov. Jerry Brown has stepped into the deadlocked talks between BART and its two biggest unions and appointed a three-member board of inquiry to examine the unresolved issues in the labor dispute.

Brown's move, made at the request of BART officials, means that workers will not go on strike tonight and trains will roll as usual Monday morning.

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Transit Workers in San Fran Temporarily End Strike as Talks Continue

Friday, July 05, 2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers are back on the job—at least for now. BART and its unions reached an agreement late last night to extend current employment contracts for 30 days, which will be sending workers, who were striking since Monday, back on the job. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the strike and future negotiations—and what the situation is like on the ground for struggling travelers—is Dan Brekke, news editor at KQED.

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BART Strike Over -- For Now

Friday, July 05, 2013

KQED

Striking BART workers will be back on the job Friday, and service is scheduled to begin at 3pm. But the current labor contract has only been extended for 30 days -- and the two sides are still far apart.

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