Alarming level of BART absentees

More than a third of BART employees called in sick on Christmas Eve, costing BART 406 hours of overtime

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) --

BART management, passengers and a state senator are responding today to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle revealing that more than a third of BART employees called in sick on Christmas Eve, costing BART 406 hours of overtime.

BART released a statement saying the spike of absences during the holiday is of great concern and that steps are being taken to appropriately respond to those employees who did not show up to work.

State Senator Steve Glazer says he is hoping to see consequences. See story here