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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Glendale Unified applies for $40-million federal grant, without union support

    Undeterred by the lack of support from the teachers union, Glendale Unified officials on Thursday said they’re submitting a 503-page application for what could be $40 million in federal Race to the Top grant money. The decision to overnight the...
  • Cuts to local schools loom, but Prop. 30 passage 'doesn't make it any worse'

    Cuts to local schools loom, but Prop. 30 passage 'doesn't make it any worse'
    When Proposition 30 passed this week with 54% of the vote, it came with the promise of no mid-year cuts to schools. But the success of the tax measure underscores the remaining burden on local school officials who still wrestle with the consequences of...
  • Veterans need more than a holiday

    Veterans Day is upon us, that time of year in which we all pause to remember the sacrifices of our armed forces. But this reflection should take place every day, not just Nov. 11. Amid the parades, speeches and ceremonies is a poorly kept — and...
  • Despite state trend, local unemployment rates worsen slightly

    The communities in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area saw slight upticks in their unemployment figures, according to the latest state data released Friday. Burbank and Pasadena both saw a 0.2% increase, putting their jobless rates at 8.4% and 7.9%,...
  • More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale

    More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Glendale Adventist lays off 21 workers

    Glendale Adventist lays off 21 workers
    Glendale Adventist Medical Center laid off 21 employees Thursday in response to federal healthcare payment reform and other industry shifts, hospital officials said. The cuts — which primarily affected non-clinical employees, including several...
  • Bank of America to shed 281 jobs in Glendale

    Bank of America to shed 281 jobs in Glendale
    Roughly 280 Bank of America employees in Glendale will either be transferred or laid off in the wake of the company's decision to close its corporate offices on North Brand Boulevard by the end of the year. The 281 employees who work at 611 N. Brand...
  • Unemployment ticks up in tri-city region despite statewide trend

    Unemployment ticks up in tri-city region despite statewide trend
    While the state unemployment rate nudged down in January, local unemployment rates rose slightly throughout the tri-city region with retail, professional services and education shedding the most jobs. The unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale...
  • Glendale, Burbank teachers dodge layoffs

    Glendale, Burbank teachers dodge layoffs
    Teachers in Burbank and Glendale school districts will not face layoff notices this month, even as some of their colleagues in nearby La Caņada Flintridge and Pasadena learn they may not be retained for the 2012-13 school year. State law mandates that...
  • School districts balk at proposed county assessment for ground water run-off program

    School districts balk at proposed county assessment for ground water run-off program
    A Los Angeles County proposal to for the first time assess school districts alongside other property owners for an environmental clean up program has local education officials bristling. County public works officials in recent weeks have been pushing...
  • Unemployment rate rises slightly throughout tri-city region

    The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region rose across the board in December, despite staying stable statewide, according to data released Friday. The jobless rates for the three major cities in the area – Glendale,...
  • Glendale Unified agrees to take teacher pink slips off the table

    Glendale Unified has tentatively abandoned its plan to lay off up to 125 employees — including teachers, nurses and counselors — after a round of negotiations Friday with its teachers union, which must still sign off on the deal. Officials...