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  • Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it

    Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it
    In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
  • Glendale to avoid layoffs in closing $1.2 million budget gap

    Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies. Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...
  • Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease

    Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease
    In the dismal Los Angeles election cycle that mercifully concluded on May 21, much was made about the lack of women in high places if Wendy Greuel didn't win the mayor's race. Greuel herself played the gender card over and over, with pictures of her...
  • Judge rules in favor of JPL scientists disciplined for emails sent from work accounts

    Judge rules in favor of JPL scientists disciplined for emails sent from work accounts
    Scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory were unfairly disciplined for sending emails about a U.S. Supreme Court decision involving background checks at the agency, a judge has ruled. The ruling comes after the JPL employees...
  • Glendale receives AAA rating

    Wall Street's biggest credit rating agency, Standard & Poor's, has affirmed Glendale's AAA rating, citing the city's strong financial performance and management practices. The stable outlook puts Glendale's credit worthiness higher than that of the...
  • News-Press Editorial: GWP contract the right move to make

    News-Press Editorial: GWP contract the right move to make
    This week, more than two years after engaging in good-faith contract talks with the L.A.-based International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18, the union representing employees of Glendale Water & Power, the city of Glendale pulled the plug on...
  • Glendale City Council may impose labor contract on IBEW

    After more than two years of contract talks, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday may impose a labor agreement on the union representing Glendale Water & Power employees. On the council’s agenda is an item to “unilaterally implement”...
  • Glendale AT&T workers walk out over clash on union button

    Glendale AT&T workers walk out over clash on union button
    About 80 workers protested outside an AT&T dispatching facility in Glendale Thursday that was sparked, union leaders say, when a female technician refused to remove a union button she was wearing at work. AT&T and its union workers are in contract...
  • Glendale settles with ex-employee who says he was fired for union stance

    Glendale settles with ex-employee who says he was fired for union stance
    A Glendale employee who claims he was wrongfully fired for promoting a new union has settled with the city for $29,000. After being terminated in May 2010, Anthony Carbajal filed a wrongful termination lawsuit, claiming he was fired because of his...
  • JPL wins tentative ruling in 'intelligent design' case

    JPL wins tentative ruling in 'intelligent design' case
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory did not improperly fire a longtime staffer because he discussed his religious beliefs in the workplace, a Los Angeles judge tentatively ruled Thursday. In a case that drew national attention, David Coppedge, a former lead...
  • Glendale repels lawsuit filed by main city employee's union

    Glendale successfully fended off a legal attempt this week by its largest employee union to reverse a 2010 contract that reduced pay and retirement benefits. The preliminary victory means the city isn’t liable for hundreds of thousands of dollars...
  • Schiff releases statement supporting move to end deportation of some illegal immigrants

    Schiff releases statement supporting move to end deportation of some illegal immigrants
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) hailed the Obama administration's announcement today that the government will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and who do not pose a security threat. In a statement released today,...