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In a round of year-end belt tightening, NBCUniversal is cutting about 500 employees, or about 1.5% of its total workforce. The cuts are distributed throughout the media company, which boasts nearly 30,000 employees, according to a person close to the...
Guidelines recently enacted to curb nepotism and dating in the workplace, improve morale and eliminate bias or favoritism among city workers and supervisors don't go far enough, one councilman says. The guidelines, drafted by city officials and...
Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown this week that would require new public employees to work longer before retiring with full benefits, while at the same time requiring them to eventually cover at least half of the contribution to their retirement...
The chances are probably better than good that, beginning with last Friday’s opening ceremonies, you have been spending some time watching the 2012 London Olympics. As you continue to place your attention on the displays of athletic excellence...
The first labor contract covering maintenance workers at Bob Hope Airport went into effect on Friday, giving hefty wage increases to the employees over the next three years. Workers will see a $14% pay increase in the first year of the contract, 8% in...
Employees of Viacom celebrated a day of giving back to the community by adding their creative touches to Linden House, a transitional facility for young adults run by the Family Service Agency of Burbank. Viacommunity Day is an annual event that brings...
A senior associate at a lobbying firm tapped to help bring a controversialWal-Martgrocery store to Chinatown abruptly left the firm Thursday after it was revealed that she had infiltrated a news conference held by a group critical ofWal-Martand posed as a...
Tags: Politics, Linthicum, Los Angeles Times, Walmart, Lobbying
Opponents of a planned Walmart in Burbank drew upon the strength of unions Tuesday night to give the noisiest local protest yet to the mega-retailer. More than 100 people, bolstered by the organized support of labor unions, swarmed outside Burbank City...
In the recent submission by Walmart as to why Burbank residents want a Walmart here (“Op-Ed: here’s why Burbank residents want Walmart,” Feb. 19), there were two statements that one should question. One is that that the average full-...
I am writing in response to Steven Restivo's article (“Why Burbank wants a Walmart,” Feb. 19), in which he implies that the majority of Burbank residents are in favor of the new Walmart proposed for the Empire Center, while it is only...
The letters defending Walmart in the Dec. 14 Leader — “Crime isn’t any worse at Walmart” and “Can’t wait for Walmart to arrive” — are laughable because they reflect a total ignorance of the destructive...
A future Walmart in Burbank dominated the public discourse in 2011, sparking protests at City Hall, new Facebook pages opposing the retailer’s move into the city and divided opinions among residents — and it’s only just begun....
Tags: Facebook, Walmart, Career and Workplace, Employees
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