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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Glendale Unified's chief spokesman delivers news of his own layoff

    In the world of communications, managing bad news is an art form and the public information officer is the artist. For Steven Frasher at Glendale Unified, the practice has included a lawsuit alleging racial profiling and a student suicide. So Frasher...
  • Faced with a budget gap, Glendale approves retirement incentives

    Glendale may save more than $9.5 million annually after 117 employees retire early, but paying for the incentive credited with voluntarily trimming the city's workforce will cost about $1.6 million. The City Council approved the expenditure this week,...
  • Glendale Unified nears deal with teacher union on furlough days

    Glendale Unified nears deal with teacher union on furlough days
    Bargaining teams for Glendale Unified School District and its teachers union are expected to finalize a deal this week that would defer five unpaid furlough days scheduled for 2012-13. District officials said they expect to put the agreement in...
  • Talks between teachers union, Glendale Unified break down on furlough days

    Five unpaid furlough days remain on the books for the 2012-13 school year at Glendale Unified after a proposed deal to defer them last week fell through. During negotiations Thursday, Glendale Teachers Assn. leaders agreed to defer the furlough days...
  • Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns

    Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns
    A number of budget unknowns this year means that even with the new fiscal year just around the corner, Glendale officials will be left in a state of flux. At a City Council hearing Tuesday on Glendale's draft $165-million budget, officials said they were...
  • Jobless rates in Burbank, Glendale edge up even as state's goes down

    Jobless rates in Burbank, Glendale edge up even as state's goes down
    Burbank and Glendale saw slight upticks in their unemployment rates in May, even as the jobless rate dropped overall for California. Glendale and Burbank both saw their unemployment numbers edge up by 0.1%, coming in at 9.7% and 9.0%, respectively....
  • Glendale Unified, teachers reach deal on unpaid furlough days

    After months of negotiations over the fate of five unpaid teacher furlough days, union leaders have agreed to push them off for one school year. Glendale Unified officials had proposed scheduling the furlough days into the school year by tagging them...
  • Glendale looks for volunteer naturalists

    Glendale looks for volunteer naturalists
    Glendale officials are preparing to recruit volunteers, replacing the city's naturalists who were laid off last year. The city has more than 5,000 acres of parks, but no one is patrolling the land to report damage and unsafe conditions or educate the...
  • More than 100 city employees apply for early retirement

    More than 100 city employees apply for early retirement
    About 115 Glendale city employees have applied to invoke an early retirement option aimed at saving City Hall millions of dollars this fiscal year. When the City Council closed a $15.4-million budget shortfall at the end of June, more than half of the...
  • Unemployment rates in tri-city area jump despite statewide trend

    Unemployment rates rose throughout the tri-city region in July, with some communities reporting up to a 0.7% jump, according to the latest labor statistics released by the state Friday. Glendale and Burbank both saw 0.7% hikes in their jobless numbers,...
  • Number of lay-offs at Glendale City Hall fewer than anticipated

    Despite initially issuing dozens of layoff notices, only five Glendale employees have been let go as part of the city’s efforts to close a $15.4-million budget gap. In addition to the lay-offs, 122 employees opted into early retirement, said city...
  • Unemployment rate falls across tri-city region

    Unemployment rate falls across tri-city region
    Unemployment rates decreased across the tri-city area last month -- some by as much as 0.6%, state officials reported Friday. Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all saw their jobless rates decline by 0.6% in August, coming in at 9.1%, 9.8% and 8.5%,...