Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

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A commuter walks by closed pay gates at the Bay Area Rapid Transit... News PhotoCalifornia,Commuter,Crisis,Employment And Labor,Finance,Full Length,Horizontal,Paying,Station,Strike - Industrial Action,Transportation,USA,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesMILLBRAE, CA - JULY 03: A commuter walks by closed pay gates at the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae, California. For a third day, hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work as two of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) largest unions remain on strike while they continue contract negotiations with management. Train operators, mechanics, station agents and maintenance workers are seeking a five percent wage increase and are fighting management who want to have workers to begin contributing to their pensions, pay more for health insurance and reduce overtime expenses. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)