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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Census data shows a struggling Glendale

    Census data shows a struggling Glendale
    The latest statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week show Glendale has taken a major economic hit since the recession began in 2007. The median household income in Glendale last year fell 15% since the recession took hold at the end of...
  • Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area

    Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area
    The employment picture improved in the tri-city area in April as every community saw its unemployment numbers drop, according to the latest state figures. Glendale and Pasadena reported the biggest jobless rate decreases, both coming in with 0.7%...
  • Glendale issues layoff notices

    As the city issues another round of layoff notices, more than two dozen employees could be cut in coming months, with Glendale Water & Power seeing the highest impact as officials attempt to pull the utility out of the red. In addition to issuing the...
  • Ron Kaye: Empty desks, a new way of life

    The email from Moody's credit rating service that popped up on my computer screen boggled my mind: Glendale was among 40 California cities that were downgraded or are facing downgrades, but Los Angeles and San Francisco could get upgrades. I'm an old...
  • 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...
  • Glendale, Burbank school districts could receive millions in federal stimulus funds

    Glendale, Burbank school districts could receive millions in federal stimulus funds
    GLENDALE — State legislators this week approved a bill to release millions in one-time federal stimulus funds to Glendale and Burbank school districts, but local officials said nothing would change until the money was in the bank. But school board...
  • New unemployment figures show little change in Glendale, Burbank

    Unemployment figures in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly in August, as numbers remained nearly flat in most of the state, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. In Glendale, the unemployment rate...
  • Unions want furlough days canceled

    Teachers unions are starting to push for a repeal of upcoming unpaid work furlough days after the state Legislature released millions in federal stimulus funding. The federal money, with $2.5 million going to Burbank Unified and about $5 million to...
  • Schools get a budget boost

    The sky has stopped falling, at least momentarily. After withstanding millions in reduced funding from Sacramento the last two years, Glendale and Burbank school districts got a boost in the 2010-11 state budget Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into...
  • Editorial: Losses could have been worse

    Glendale took it on the chin this week when governing bodies, combating these hard economic times, approved pared-down budgets that include layoffs and concessions. Glendale Unified had to lay off 66 teachers as part of its new budget. Employees at...
  • Job center staying busy

    Job seekers continue streaming into Glendale's Verdugo Jobs Center amid the shaky economic recovery. Officials say between 9,000 and 10,000 people each month visit the center to get training or find leads on possible jobs — a telling symptom of...