The following statement was released by CFT President Joshua Pechthalt regarding the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) strike

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

“The California Federation of Teachers stands in solidarity with the working women and men of SEIU 1021, and the Amalgamated Transit Union 1555, who have been forced out onto the picket line in their fight for dignity, safety on the job and fair compensation. We urge the Bay Area Rapid Transit District to negotiate a fair contract with the women and men who make the transit system one of the finest in the country.”