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Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after Belt hit a three-run homer in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Reach 1-Year, $2.9M Deal With 1st Baseman Brandon Belt

First baseman Brandon Belt has reached agreement on a $2.9 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants to avoid salary arbitration.

02/19/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Enters 2nd Day, Management Rejects Unions’ Offer

In a statement released Friday night, BART officials said it “has received no indication that (workers at Service Employees International Union Local 1021 and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555) will return to work” on Saturday.

10/18/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Wins Arbitration Battle Against Police Union

On Thursday, retired judge John A. Flaherty formally declined to restore the 10% cut in wages imposed on police officers in 2011, as San Jose was struggling to balance its budget amidst a struggling economy.

07/12/2013

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants’ Posey Earns Steepest Rise In Salary Arbitration

All 133 MLB players who filed for salary arbitration last month settled, gaining an average increase of 119 percent. San Francisco catcher Buster Posey, the NL batting champion and MVP, led the way with a 13-fold hike to $8 million.

02/19/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police, City Officials Butting Heads Over Pay

The San Jose Police Officers Association is asking for a 16 percent raise over the next three years, in part to keep officers in the department.

02/06/2013

St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Six

Posey, Pence Among 4 Giants Reaching 1-Year Deals

Reigning NL MVP and batting champion Buster Posey is among four San Francisco Giants to reach agreement on one-year contracts that avoided salary arbitration.

01/18/2013

Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Romo, Giants Avoid Arbitration With $1,575,000 Contract

Right-handed relief pitcher Sergio Romo and the San Francisco Giants have settled on a $1,575,000, one-year contract to avoid an arbitration hearing.

01/20/2012

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco walks off the field between innings against the Atlanta Braves Turner Field on August 18, 2011 in Atlanta. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Giants Ace Lincecum Asks For $21.5 Million In Arbitration

Giants ace Tim Lincecum has asked for $21.5 million in salary arbitration and been offered $17 million.

01/17/2012

Palo Alto Measure D Stripping Police, Fire Arbitration Rights Passes

Palo Alto voters passed a ballot measure that will repeal the rights of firefighters and police officers to have arbitrators settle their salary disputes with the city and another measure designating 10 acres of parkland for a new compost facility, according to preliminary election results Tuesday night.

11/09/2011

A sign outside a Bank of America branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s City Attorney Wins Fight With Bank Of America

San Francisco’s City Attorney has won a fight with the credit card division of the nation’s largest bank, which means millions of dollars for the city and tough new consumer protections for customers of Bank of America.

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