| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:13 AM
It's 8 a.m. Sunday and John Palyok, general manager of a Best Buy store in Burbank, is brandishing a $19.99 Dynex HDMI cable like a battle standard.
A group of 50 employees, mostly in their 20s, gather around him, gulping coffee and nodding slowly....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:56 AM
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:22 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:33 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation.
A last-minute huddle between...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Dozens of healthcare workers from the Motion Picture & Television Fund rallied outside the charity's Wasserman campus in Woodland Hills and other locations around Los Angeles on Thursday to protest stalled contract talks with their employer.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:14 PM
I want to express my appreciation to the California School Employees Assn., Burbank Chapter 674 for endorsing Measure S, voting date March 5.
Although teachers are obviously aware of any changes or improvements being made at their school sites,...
| Jul 3, 2010
CITY HALL — Two weeks after city officials approved water rate hikes as part of the new budget, officials are recommending considerable pay raises for the utility's general manager and senior executives.
The City Council on Tuesday is scheduled...
| Jun 26, 2010
WEST BURBANK — Despite reduced state education funding, the Burbank Unified school board on Thursday approved a budget that is expected to end $400,000 in the black three years out.
State law requires school districts to submit balanced budgets...