Frustrated commuters wait at the Transbay Temporary Terminal in San Francisco to catch a bus over to Oakland on Tuesday. Alan Greenblatt/NPR hide caption

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The Fruitvale BART station is closed Monday due to a strike in Oakland, Calif. Negotiations between unions and management broke off late Sunday despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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A group that advocates on behalf of food service workers has created an app that helps diners find restaurants that pay their workers livable wages and offer room for advancement. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Protesters against Senate Bill 5 during a rally in February 2011 in Columbus.

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