Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

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A lone person walks through an empty Bay Area Rapid Transit station... News PhotoCalifornia,Crisis,Employment And Labor,Finance,Full Length,Horizontal,People,San Bruno,Station,Strike - Industrial Action,Transportation,USA,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSAN BRUNO, CA - JULY 03: A lone person walks through an empty Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station on July 3, 2013 in San Bruno, 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)