Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

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Commuters wait in line for an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus to... News PhotoArrival,Bus,California,Commuter,Crisis,Employment and Labor,Finance,Horizontal,Oakland - California,On The Move,Strike - Industrial Action,Transportation,USA,Waist Up,WaitingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesOAKLAND, CA - JULY 02: Commuters wait in line for an Alameda-Contra Costa (AC) Transit bus to arrive on July 2, 2013 in Oakland, California. For a second day, hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after two of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) largest unions went on strike early yesterday morning following contract negotiations with management falling apart the day before. 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)